quién es

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quién es(
kyehn
 
ehs
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (third person singular; in sentences)
a. who is
Pronto sabremos quién es el ganador del concurso.We will soon know who the winner of the contest is.
b. who's
Yo sé quién es detrás de esa máscara.I know who's behind that mask.
c. who he is (masculine)
Juan sufrió un golpe a la cabeza y ya no sabe quién es.John suffered a blow to the head and no longer knows who he is.
d. who she is (feminine)
¿Ves a la señorita del vestido rojo? Quiero saber quién es.Do you see the young woman in the red dress? I want to know who she is.
2. (third person singular; in questions)
a. Who is it?
Alguien está tocando. - ¿Quién es?Someone is knocking. - Who is it?
b. who's
¿Quién es el encargado aquí?Who's in charge here?
c. who is
¿Quién es el encargado de sacar hoy la basura?Who is going to take out the trash today?
d. who is he (masculine)
¡No es mi novio! - Entonces, ¿quién es?He isn't my boyfriend. - So, who is he then?
e. who is she (feminine)
¿Ves a esa muchacha que nos está mirando? - Sí, ¿quién es?Do you see that girl watching us? - Yes, who is she?
3.
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; in questions)
a. who are you
¿Quién es usted para decidir eso?Who are you to take that decision?
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