somebody
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somebody(
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A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (some person)
a. alguien
Would somebody lend me a pen?¿Alguien me prestaría un bolígrafo?
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (an important person)
a. el personaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He is a real somebody in the field of research.Es todo un personaje en el campo de la investigación.
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somebody
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
she thinks she's somebodyse cree alguien
I want to be somebodyquiero ser alguien
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
2. (general)
a. alguien
somebody told me that…me dijeron que…
he's somebody you can trustse puede confiar en él
somebody elseotra persona
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somebody [ˈsʌmbədɪ]
pronoun
alguien
there's somebody coming viene alguien; somebody knocked at the door alguien llamó a la puerta; somebody speak to me! ¡que alguien me diga algo!; I need somebody to help me necesito que alguien me ayude; necesito a alguien que me ayude; somebody Italian un italiano
we need somebody Italian to do this
somebody from the audience alguien del público; we need somebody strong for that necesitamos a alguien fuerte para eso; you must have seen somebody! ¡a alguien tienes que haber visto!
somebody told me so
let somebody else try deja que otro or otra persona or alguien más lo intente
somebody or other alguien
somebody up there loves/hates me tengo una buena/mala racha
noun
to be somebody ser un personaje; ser alguien
he really thinks he's somebody doesn't he? realmente se cree alguien, ¿verdad?
he thinks he's somebody now
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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