Translation of person in Spanish:
noun plural people
- 1 he's/she's a charming persones una persona encantadorashe's a mean persones una tacañaSue's the person to aska quien hay que preguntarle es a Suewho is this Davies person?¿quién es el tal Davies?per person help arrived in the person of his fathersu padre llegó en el momento más oportunosee also → people 1 1 2
- 2plural persons2.1 (individual) [formal] person or persons unknown (Law)persona o personas no identificadasjuristic o artificial person (Law) the three persons of the Holy Trinitylas tres personas de la Santísima Trinidad2.2 (body) to have a weapon on o about one's person (British English) [formal]ser portador de armaoffenses against the persondelitos (masculine plural) contra la personain personExample sentences
- For many societies, the human being is the person who has learned and obeys the community's rules.
- It is trying to be all things to all sorts of rich people but is this a recipe for confusion?
- Ian can eat enough food for four of five people, but he uses all that energy up on stage.
- Have a pen available on your person, and if paper is not available, write it on your hand.
- Within a day or so you forget that you ever had anything so horrific occurring on your person.
- He does not want to publicise the fact that he carries large quantities of cash on his person in case he becomes a target for thieves.
- 3 (Linguistics)plural personssecond person pluralsegunda persona del pluralin the first personen primera personaExample sentences
- When civilians addressed a soldier, they did so in the second person singular, as to a child or pet.
- For a start there was a large number of interjections in the second person, which I presume related to me.
- There were some interjections in the second person that were not very savoury.
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