quién está

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quién está(
kyehn
 
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (who is in a place; in statements)
a. who is
Me estaba preguntando quién está en la oficina hoy. Creo que estamos casi todos de vacaciones.I was wondering who is in the office today. I think most of us are on vacation.
2. (who is in a place; in questions)
a. who is
¿Quién está en el desván? Oigo pasos.Who is in the attic? I can hear footsteps.
3. (used with a gerund; in statements)
a. who is
No sé quién está hablando al fondo de la clase, pero, sea quien sea, que deje de hacerlo y atienda a lo que digo.I don't know who is talking at the back of the class, but whoever it is, please stop talking, and listen to what I say.
4. (used with a gerund; in questions)
a. who is
¿Quién está cuidando a los niños en el jardín si estamos todos aquí en la cocina?Who is looking after the children in the garden if we're all here in the kitchen?
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