Translation of people in Spanish:
- 1 (+ pl vb, no art) 1.1 (in general) people are tired of thatwhat will people say/think?la gente está cansada de esopeople say that …¿qué dirá/pensará la gente?a lot of/very few peopledicen que …se dice que …many/most people disagreemucha/muy poca gentesome people don't like itmucha gente/la mayoría de la gente no está de acuerdopeople like her never learna algunos no les gustaa algunas personas no les gustahay gente a la que no le gustathey are good peoplela gente como ella nunca aprendelas personas como ella nunca aprendenwe're people, not machines!son buena gente or buenas personas1.2 (individuals)somos personas, no máquinasthree people were injuredpersonas (feminine plural)the hall seats 200 peopletres personas resultaron heridaswell, really, some people!la sala tiene un aforo de 200 personasyou people don't understand¡hay cada uno!they've made her director, her of all people!ustedes no entiendenyou of all people ought to be grateful to me¡la han hecho directora, nada menos que a ella!tú más que nadie me deberías estar agradecidoExample sentences1.3 (specific group) See examples: tall/rich people
young peoplela gente alta/ricalas personas altas/ricaslos altos/ricoslocal peoplelos jóvenesla juventudChinese people my people are from Illinoisla gente del lugarlos lugareñoshe wasn't one of our peoplemi familia or [colloquial] mi gente es de Illinoisno era uno de los nuestros
- He's a very strong personality, but he talks to people as human beings and he's very honest.
- The Home Office had to treat these people as decent human beings and provide extra resources.
- We may well decide that it was the most evil act ever perpetrated by human beings on fellow people.
- 2 2.1 (inhabitants) (+ plural verb) the people of this countryshe got to know the country and its peoplela gente de este paíseste puebloa town of 15,000 peoplellegó a conocer bien el país y su(s) gente(s)2.2 (citizens, nation) (+ plural verb) the people the American peopleuna ciudad de 15.000 habitantes or personasthe common peoplelos americanosel pueblo americanoa man/an enemy of the peoplela gente corrientela gente en generala people's republicun hombre/un enemigo del puebloto go to the people (British English)una república popularllamar a eleccionesconvocar (a) eleccionesconsultar al electoradoExample sentences
Example sentences2.3 (race) (+ singular verb) they are a proud people
- It was designed to evolve, to live, and to breathe like the people that it governs.
- The leaders rarely spoke like the people they governed and it was no disadvantage.
- It is time somebody started to govern for the people than for their own place in history.
son un pueblo orgulloso
- However, the nation's indigenous peoples have never tasted their share of Argentina's riches.
- Ethnic minorities, indigenous peoples and tribal people everywhere face discrimination.
- There is also an eloquent record of tribal history of the indigenous peoples of Alaska's ethnic Indian and Inuit population.
- a land peopled by savage tribesuna tierra habitada por tribus salvajesExample sentences
- The observances recognise that the island was peopled by different groups of Indians who had settled here over the 7000 years before the European encounter.
- Remote and entirely dedicated to his craft, he lived in a world peopled by a few intimate friends, a world sealed to outsiders.
- Yet, the first centralizing tendencies appeared only after skirmishes between Native Americans and settlers led colonial officials to consider peopling the region as a buffer to avoid further conflict.
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