haya sido

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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to express identity; third person singular)
a. he's been (masculine)
Aunque haya sido actor toda su vida, nunca le ha atraído la fama.Although he's been an actor all his life, fame has never appealed to him.
b. she's been (feminine)
El que haya sido ella quien ha venido a recoger el premio en su nombre tiene implicaciones políticas.The fact that she's been the one who's come to collect the prize in his name has political implications.
c. it's been
Haya sido un accidente o no, una persona ha resultado herida y ustedes tienen que denunciarlo a la policía.Whether it's been an accident or not, a person has been injured and you have to report it to the police.
d. has been
Espero que su estancia en nuestro hotel haya sido de su agrado.I hope your stay at our hotel has been a pleasant one.
e. it was
¿Quién se ha llevado mi bici? Quien haya sido se va a enterar.Who's taken my bike? Whoever it was will get what for.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(used to express identity; second person singular)
a. you've been
Le agradezco mucho que todos estos años haya sido la única persona que me ha escuchado de verdad.I'm very grateful to you because all these years you've been the only person who's really listened to me.
3. (used to express identity; first person singular)
a. I've been
El que haya sido siempre una persona muy fuerte no quiere decir que yo no tenga sentimientos.The fact I've always been a very strong person doesn't mean I don't have feelings.
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