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An impersonal verb is a verb with no apparent subject (e.g. Llueve en España.).
impersonal verb
1. (to exist; in statements)
a. there is (singular)
Hay un problema con el nuevo modelo del celular.There is a problem with the new model of the cell phone.
b. there are (plural)
Hay papas si quieres picar algo.There are chips if you want to snack on something.
2. (used to ask whether something exists; in questions)
a. is there (singular)
¿Hay un parque por aquí?Is there a park around here?
b. are there (plural)
¿Hay pimientos en la nevera?Are there any peppers in the fridge?
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