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American English: /ˈbaɪˌstændər/
British English: /ˈbʌɪstandə/


  • a bystander helped him to his feet
    un transeúnte or alguien que estaba allí lo ayudó a levantarse
    they opened fire, killing innocent bystanders
    abrieron fuego y mataron a varias personas inocentes or a varios transeúntes
    bystanders looked on in amazement
    quienes estaban allí or [formal] los circunstantes miraban asombrados
    Example sentences
    • Yet you are given the impression that the author was an innocent bystander to events which were supposed to have been under his control.
    • Several bystanders witnessed the incident and said that the appellant appeared calm afterwards.
    • Military officials have said the order to strike again would not have been given had many bystanders been present.

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