cuándo se despierta

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cuándo se despierta(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (in statements; third person singular)
a. when he wakes up
Alberto no quiso decirme cuándo se despierta los domingos, pero creo que muy tarde.Alberto wouldn't tell me when he wakes up on Sundays, but I think that it's very late.
b. when she wakes up
Sé que Ana se acuesta temprano, pero no sé cuándo se despierta.I know Ana goes to bed early, but I don't know when she wakes up.
c. when it wakes up
Si yo les digo que es un animal que hiberna, díganme ahora ustedes cuándo se despierta.If I tell you that it's an animal that hibernates, now you tell me when it wakes up.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(in statements; second person singular)
a. when you wake up
Si me dice cuándo se despierta, yo estaré aquí a esa hora todos los días para ponerle la inyección.If you tell me when you wake up, I'll be here at that time every day to give you the injection.
3. (in questions; third person singular)
a. when does he wake up
El niño suele quedarse dormido a las ocho. - ¿Y cuándo se despierta por la mañana?The boy usually falls asleep at eight. - And when does he wake up in the morning?
b. when does she wake up
No pueden venir a comer porque tengo a una amiga durmiendo en el sofá. - ¿Y cuándo se despierta?You can't come for lunch because I have a friend sleeping on the sofa. - And when does she wake up?
c. when does it wake up
El pececito se duerme todas las noches, como tú. - ¿Cuándo se despierta, papá?The little fish goes to sleep every night, like you. - When does it wake up, dad?
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¿Cuándo se despierta la bebé? - Cuando tiene hambre.When does the baby wake up? - When she's hungry.
¿Cuándo se despierta el pájaro, mamá? - Cuando sale el sol.When does the bird wake up, mom? - When the sun comes out.
4.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(in questions; second person singular)
a. when do you wake up
¿Cuándo se despierta si no usa un despertador?When do you wake up if you don't use an alarm clock?
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