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American English: /ˈsəmbədi/
British English: /ˈsʌmbədi/

Translation of somebody in Spanish:


  • somebody's coming
    viene alguien
    somebody important/younger
    alguien importante/más joven
    shut the door, somebody!
    ¡que alguien cierre la puerta!
    there's always got to be somebody who disagrees
    siempre tiene que haber alguien or uno que no está de acuerdo
    somebody else got the job
    le dieron el trabajo a otro or a otra persona
    there was somebody lying on the floor
    había una persona tumbada en el suelo
    there's somebody I'd like you to meet
    quiero presentarte a un amigo ( or compañero etc)
    he needs somebody to talk to
    necesita a alguien con quien hablar
    he's not somebody I'd confide in
    no es una persona a quien yo le confiaría ningún secreto
    somebody or other must have dropped it
    se le debe de haber caído a alguien
    who was it? — John somebody
    ¿quién era? — John algo or John no sé cuánto [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Claire decided that she must have fallen asleep at the party, and somebody had taken her home.
    • There are so many characters that you're bound to end up identifying with somebody.
    • You are at a party, and you have been chatting to somebody who seems very nice.


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