persona mayor
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persona mayor(
pehr
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soh
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nah
 
mah
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yohr
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (mature person)
a. grown-up
Tú eres un niño y tienes que hacer lo que te digan las personas mayores.You're a child and you have to do what grown-ups tell you to do.
b. adult
Las personas mayores nos sentaremos en la mesa grande y los niños se sentarán en la mesa pequeña.Us adults will sit at the large table and the children will sit at the small table.
2. (aged person)
a. elderly person
En el autobús, un señor le cedió el asiento a una persona mayor.In the bus, a man gave up his seat for an elderly person.
b. old person
En la puerta del asilo, había personas mayores sentadas al sol.Outside the home, there were some old people sitting in the sun.
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