siguiente
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siguiente(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (subsequent)
a. next
¿Y luego qué pasó al día siguiente?And then what happened the next day?
b. following
Encontrarás la respuesta en el siguiente párrafo.You'll find the answer in the following paragraph.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (one that comes next)
a. next
¿Quién es el siguiente?Who's next?
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siguiente
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (en el tiempo, espacio)
a. next
me llamó al día siguienteshe called me the next o following day
eso está explicado en el capítulo siguientethat is explained in the next chapter
el día siguiente a la catástrofethe day after the disaster
2. (a continuación)
a. following
me contó la siguiente historiahe told me the following story
lo siguientethe following
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
el siguientethe next one
¡el siguiente!next, please!
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siguiente
adjective
next; following
el siguiente vuelo the next flight; ¡que pase el siguiente, por favor! next please!; el o al día siguiente the following o next day; dijo lo siguiente he said the following
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