The plural of "person" in sense 1) is "people" or "persons," though "persons" is used almost exclusively in legal contexts.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (individual)
a. la persona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I hate him because he's not a good person.Lo odio porque es una mala persona.
2. (grammar)
a. la persona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You need to conjugate this verb in the first person.Tienes que conjugar este verbo en primera persona.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la persona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
in personen persona
to have something on one's personllevar algo encima
2. (grammar)
in the first/second/third personen primera/segunda/tercera persona
3. (law)
by a person or persons unknownpor uno o varios desconocidos
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person [ˈpɜːsn]
1 people persons (individual) persona (f)
who would be the best person to ask? ¿quién es la persona más indicada para preguntarle?
he is the best person for the job she's a very private person
she is a very caring person es (una persona) muy comprensiva
she's not the same person I knew 20 years ago when Ian was there, she was a different person I am not the same person I was ten years ago is Jane Fonda, the actress, at odds with Jane Fonda, the political person? the alternative therapies aim to treat you as a whole person, that is they are holistic I'm trying to get a picture of what kind of person you are
Jane was the last person to see him Jane fue la última (persona) que lo vio; I don't know of any such person no conozco a tal persona
I know no such person
there is no such person as Father Christmas no hay tal Papá Noel; who is this Ford person she keeps talking about? ¿quién es este tal Ford del que habla constantemente?
you were the last person to use it /a person can only stand so much/ of that sort of treatment they were both lovely, friendly people I don't know the right person to ask I was the person that suggested it
the right of accused persons to remain silent el derecho de los acusados a no declarar; two-person households viviendas (f) de dos personas
his 1971 one-person exhibition any person will tell you that I spoke to each person individually how to care for a sick person you can't judge a person's character solely on appearances at least one person died and several others were injured he's the only person who can do the job my great-grandfather was a person of some importance here the amount of sleep we need varies from person to person at least fifty four people have been killed and a further fifty are missing it was apparent to any person who came into contact with him persons who wish to adopt a child may contact their local social services department I want to see the person responsible for dealing with accounts there was far too much meat for one person are you the type of person who thrives on activity? she was an absolutely charming person every person here needs to get five more people to contribute the common problems which every person faces in their life you're dealing with a new person now, not the same person you were dealing with before the principle of one person - one vote tell the other person how you feel there's no such person as a customer with an empty wallet have you been seeing that Wilkes person again?
I like him as a person, but not as a politician me gusta como persona, pero no como político
the marvellous way he writes about Britten as a person I've a lot of time for him as a person now Robin didn't feel good about herself as a person [as] a person
a certain person, who shall be nameless ... cierta persona, a quien no voy a nombrar ... (humorous)
to be one's [own] person after my divorce I wanted to be independent, my own person the adolescent needs to dissociate from her family, and to reject their image of her, to become her own person
to call sb person to person (Telec) llamar a algn de persona a persona
murder by person or persons unknown (Jur) homicidio (m) a manos de persona or personas sin identificar
2 persons (plural) (body, physical presence) persona (f)
I summarized for him the events of the previous day, my arrival at the museum, Albert's dead body, the attack on my person, and my rescue at the hands of Zerk
crimes or offences against the person (Jur) crímenes (m) or ofensas (f) contra la persona
Sections 20 and 47 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861 the incidence of crimes against the person is only marginally higher on Merseyside to bring an action for trespass against the person crime against property and against the person
to have a weapon concealed on or about one's person llevar encima una arma oculta
he had a knife on his person [on] [about] one's person
in person en persona
give it to him in person dáselo a él en persona
he wished he had gone to the house in person you must collect the mail in person and take along some form of identification they talk a lot to one another, over the telephone and in person customer orders are placed by mail, phone or in person she went to New York to receive the award in person it was the first time she had seen him in person a trip to Hollywood to meet his favorite actor in person she wanted to hear him sing in person they were annoyed the president made his remarks via satellite rather than appearing in person he chose to address Congress in person
he found one new problem in the person of Max Steel encontró un nuevo problema en la persona de Max Steel
keep a clear record of this, both on your person and at home the suspect had refused to give any details of his identity and had carried no documents on his person he had secreted about his person a large syringe filled with water the accused was found to have an offensive weapon concealed about his person the testimony is that she had unauthorized classified documents on her person the few notes she had managed to smuggle out on her person
3 people (plural) (type)
I'm not much of a city person myself no soy de los que les gusta la ciudad (informal); Steve is a cat person Steve es un amante de los gatos
Scotty was not, never has been a winter person I am not a country person at all - I prefer the cities
4 persons (plural) (Gram) persona (f)
the story is told in the third person he refers to himself in the third person his friend's sudden and uncharacteristic use of the second person singular
the first person singular la primera persona del singular
his use of the first person singular in the narration the five novels I wrote in the first person singular
in the first/third person en primera/tercera persona
"scavenger," is a collection of character sketches written in the first person a [second] person plural pronoun she replaces the second person plural pronoun with the second person singular
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