Learn how to ask whose, to whom, who with, who for in Spanish
To ask Whose…? To whom…? Who with…? Who for…? in Spanish we use:
Preposition + quién / quiénes
Remember that unlike in English, in Spanish the word who has a singular and a plural form: quién and quiénes.
Read and listen to these examples:
¿De quién es esa casa?Whose is that house?
¿Con quién fuiste al cine ayer?Who did you go to the cinema with yesterday?
¿A quién le enviaste la carta?Who did you send the letter to?
¿Para quién has comprado esas flores tan bonitas?Who have you bought such pretty flowers for?
¿Con quiénes vais de vacaciones?Who are you going on holiday with?
¿De quiénes son esos libros?Whose books are those?
¿Por quién harías una locura?Who would you do something crazy for?
¿En quién estás pensando? ¿En Marcos o en Álvaro?Who are you thinking about? Marcos or Álvaro?
Note that the position of the preposition is different compared to English questions. In Spanish the preposition always goes in front of quién/quiénes, unlike in English where if you use who the preposition is placed at the end of the sentence.
It's important to note that the preposition used in Spanish may be a different one to the one used in English, for example:
Pensar en alguien = to think of/about someone
See also Asking questions with prepositions + qué in Spanish
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