Learn about the Spanish "alguien"
We use the indefinite pronoun alguien to say someone or anyone:
- alguien only refers to people, not animals or things
- there is only one form which is singular - it has no plural form.
Read and listen to these examples:
Alguien quiere hablar contigo urgentemente.Someone wants to talk to you urgently.
He visto a alguien que llevaba una pistola.I've seen someone who was carrying a gun.
However in interrogative sentences alguien can be translated as anyone."
Have a look:
¿Ha visto usted a alguien entrar en el edificio?Have you seen anyone entering the building?
¿Alguien tiene un cigarrillo?Does anyone have a cigarette?
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