aren't they
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aren't they
A contraction is a shortened form of a word or group of words made by omitting a sound or letter (e.g. don't).
1. (are they not; used to express a permanent quality)
a. no son
What do your parents do? Aren't they professors?¿Qué hacen tus padres? ¿No son profesores?
2. (are they not; used to express a temporary state)
a. no están
Where are my keys? - Aren't they on the table?¿Dónde están mis llaves? - ¿No están en la mesa?
3. (are they not; in question tags)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The kids are visiting this weekend, aren't they?Los niños van a visitar este fin de semana, ¿verdad?
Your brothers are coming to the party, aren't they?Tus hermanos van a venir a la fiesta, ¿no?
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