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le pregunta

USAGE NOTE
The pronoun "le" may be translated as "him," "her," "it," or "you" according to the context.
le pregunta(
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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. he asks him
Dile a Iván que el jefe está de muy mal humor y que, si le pregunta algo, igual ni le contesta.Tell Ivan that the boss is in a very bad mood, and that if he asks him something, he might not even answer.
b. she asks him
Su esposo sale todas las noches y, cuando le pregunta que dónde ha estado, él la miente.Her husband goes out every night, and when she asks him where he's been, he lies to her.
c. asks him
Cuando su madre le pregunta si tiene novia, Juan siempre dice que no.When his mother asks him whether he has a girlfriend, Juan always says he doesn't.
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Andrés quiere saber si Ana va a ir a la fiesta. - No entiendo por qué no le pregunta a ella.Andres wants to know whether Ana is going to the party. - I can't understand why he doesn't ask her.
Es una niña muy curiosa y le pregunta muchas cosas al profesor.She's a very curious child, and she asks her teacher lots of questions.
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. you ask him
No conozco esa calle, pero allí hay un policía. Seguro que si le pregunta él sabrá decirle dónde está.I don't know that street, but there's a policeman over there. I'm sure that if you ask him he'll be able to tell you where it is.
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