cuando se despierta

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cuando se despierta(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (third person singular)
a. when he wakes up
Juan está siempre de mal humor cuando se despierta.Juan is always in a bad mood when he wakes up.
b. when she wakes up
Alicia dice que, cuando se despierta, tiene tanto sueño como cuando se acuesta.Alicia says she feels as sleepy when she wakes up as when she goes to bed.
c. when it wakes up
El perro parece una persona. Cuando se despierta, bosteza.The dog looks like a person. When it wakes up, it yawns.
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Cuando se despierta Ana, lo primero que hace es ver si tiene algún mensaje en el celular.When Ana wakes up, she first thing checks whether she has any messages on her cellphone.
Cuando se despierta el bebé, soy yo el que se levanta.When the baby wakes up, it's me who gets 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)
(second person singular)
a. when you wake up
¿Se siente cansado cuando se despierta por la mañana?Do you feel tired when you wake up in the morning?
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