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there
there adv allí / allá / ahí
don't just stand there, do something no te quedes ahí parado, haz algo
there's a castle over there ahí hay un castillo
there is / there are hay
there is a lion in the garden hay un león en el jardín
there were six of us éramos seis
there
tr[ðeəSMALLr/SMALL]
adverb
1 allí, allá, ahí
I often go there on holiday voy de vacaciones allí a menudo
don't just sit there, do something no te quedes ahí sentado, haz algo
it's over there, on the table está por allí, en la mesa
look at that man over there mira a aquel hombre de allí
I went there and back fui hasta allí y volví
let's leave it there dejémoslo ahí
there he comes ahí viene
2 (in discussion) acerca de eso
I agree with you there estoy de acuerdo contigo en eso
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not to be all there faltarle a uno un tornillo
there and then en el momento
there is/are, etc→ link=bebe{
there you are aquí tiene
there you go ya está
there you go again ya empiezas otra vez
there, there vamos, venga, ya está
there ['ðær] adv
1) : ahí, allí, allá
stand over there: párate ahí
over there: por allí, por allá
who's there?: ¿quién es?
2) : ahí, en esto, en eso
there is where we disagree: en eso es donde no estamos de acuerdo
there pron
1) (introducing a sentence or clause)
there comes a time to decide: llega un momento en que tiene uno que decidir
2)
there is, there are : hay
there are many children here: aquí hay muchos niños
there's a good hotel downtown: hay un buen hotel en el centro
there
adv.
acullá adv.
ahí adv.
allá adv.
allí adv.

I ðer, ðeə(r)
adverb
1)
a) (close to person being addressed) ahí; (further away) allí, ahí (esp AmL); (less precise, further) allá

what have you got there? — ¿qué tienes ahí?

up/down there — ahí arriba/abajo

you there! — (colloq) oye, tú! (fam), che(, vos)! (RPl fam)

there's the train! — ahí viene el tren!

to have been there (before) — (colloq)

I know what it's like, I've been there before — ya sé lo que es, a mí también me ha tocado pasar por eso

b) (in phrases)

there and then: they solved it for me there and then me lo resolvieron en el acto or en el momento; I made up my mind there and then to ask her en ese mismo momento me decidí a pedírselo; so there! — (colloq) para que sepas! (fam)

2) (calling attention to something, pointing something out etc)

there's the bell, it must be her! — el timbre! debe de ser ella

there you are — (giving something) aquí tiene

there we are: that's that done! — ya está! listo!

it's a pity, but there we o you are — es una lástima pero así son las cosas

there he goes: politics again! — ya está otra vez con la política!

there go my chances of promotion! — adiós ascenso!

eat it all up, theres a good boy — vamos, comételo todo así me gusta!

3)
a) (present)

lots of his friends were there — estaban muchos de sus amigos

who's there? — (at the door) ¿quién es?; (in the dark) ¿quién anda ahí?

is Tony there? — ¿está Tony?

not to be all there — (colloq)

he's not all there — le falta un tornillo (fam), no está bien de la cabeza (fam)

b) (at destination)

they should be there by now — ya deben de haber llegado

4)
a) (at that point)

he went on from there to become a director — de ahí pasó a ser director

b) (at that point)

you're right there — ahí or en eso tienes razón

5) (as interj)
a) (when action is complete)

there! that's the last of the boxes — listo! ésa es la última caja

b) (coaxing, soothing)

there, there, don't cry! — vamos or (Esp tb) venga or (Méx tb) ándale, no llores

there now! see how easy it is? — ahí está ¿ves qué fácil es?


II ðer weak form ðər, ðeə(r) weak form ðə(r)
pronoun

there is/are — hay

there was — había/hubo

there will be — habrá

there was nobody there — no había nadie

once upon a time there was a princess — érase una vez una princesa

there were two demonstrations last week — hubo dos manifestaciones la semana pasada

there's no sugar left — no queda azúcar, se ha acabado el azúcar

there comes a time when ... — llega un momento en el que ...

1. [ðɛǝ(r)]
ADV
1) (place) (=there near you) ahí; (less precisely) allí; (further away) allá

put it there, on the table — ponlo ahí, en la mesa

when we left there — cuando partimos de allí

I don't know how to get there — no sé cómo llegar allí

there he is! — ¡allí está!

there's the bus — ahí viene el autobús, ya viene el autobús

there we were, stuck — así que nos encontramos allí sin podernos mover

to go there and back — ir y volver

12 kilometres there and back — 12 kilómetros ida y vuelta

we left him back there at the crossroads — lo dejamos allí atrás, en el cruce

to be there for sb — (=supportive) estar al lado de algn, apoyar a algn

down there on the floor — ahí en el suelo

let's go down there by the river — vamos allí por el río

I'm going to London, my sister's already down there — voy a Londres, mi hermana ya está allí

it's in there — está ahí dentro

it's on there — está ahí encima

it's over there by the TV — está allí, junto al televisor

there and then — en el acto, en seguida

they're through there in the dining room — están por esa puerta or por ahí, en el comedor

what's the cat doing up there? — ¿qué hace el gato ahí arriba?

2) (as addition to phrase)

hurry up there! — ¡menearse!

mind out there! — ¡cuidado ahí!

move along there! — (on street) ¡retírense!; (in bus, train) ¡muévanse!, ¡no se paren, sigan para atrás!

you there! — ¡oye, tú!, ¡eh, usted! more frm

3) (=in existence, available)

if the demand is there, the product will appear — si existe la demanda, aparecerá el producto

it's no good asking because the money just isn't there — no sirve de nada pedir dinero, sencillamente porque no hay

the old church is still there today — la vieja iglesia todavía está en pie or existe hoy

is John there, please? — (on phone) ¿está John?

4) (=on that point) en eso

there we differ — en eso discrepamos or no estamos de acuerdo

you're right there — en eso tienes razón

I agree with you there — en eso estoy de acuerdo contigo

there you are wrong — ahí se equivoca, en eso te equivocas

5) (=at that point)

we'll leave it there for today — lo dejaremos aquí por hoy

could I just stop you there and say something? — ¿puedo interrumpirte para decir algo al respecto?

6) (emphasizing, pointing out)

there, now look what you've done! — desde luego, ¡mira lo que has hecho!

there again — por otra parte

there you are, what did I tell you! — ¿ves? es lo que te dije

"there you are," - he said, handing the book over — -ahí lo tienes -dijo, entregando el libro

there you go again, upsetting the children — ¿vuelta a las andadas, molestando a los niños?, ¿ya estamos otra vez molestando a los niños?

it wasn't what I wanted, but there you go * — no era lo que buscaba, pero ¿qué le vamos a hacer?

I'm not going, so there! * — pues no voy, y fastídiate *

2.
PRON

there is, there are — hay

there will be — habrá

there were ten bottles — había or (esp LAm) habían diez botellas

how many are there? — ¿cuántos hay?

there will be eight people for dinner tonight — seremos ocho para cenar esta noche

there was laughter at this — en esto hubo risas

there was singing and dancing — se cantó y se bailó

there has been an accident — ha habido un accidente

are there any bananas? — ¿hay plátanos?

is there any coffee? — ¿hay café?

there is no wine left — no queda vino

there might be time/room — puede que haya tiempo/sitio

there is a pound missing — falta una libra

3.
[ðɛǝ(r)]
EXCL

there, drink this — bebe esto

there, there — (comforting) no te preocupes, no pasa nada

but there, what's the use? — pero ¡vamos!, es inútil

THERE IS, THERE ARE ► Unlike there is/are {etc}, hay, hubo, había, ha habido {etc} do not change to reflect number:
There were two kidnappings and a murder Hubo dos secuestros y un asesinato
Will there be many students at the party? ¿Habrá muchos estudiantes en la fiesta? ► To translate there must be, there may be {etc}, you can use tiene que haber, debe (de) haber, puede haber {etc} although other constructions will also be possible:
There may be a strike Puede haber or Puede que haya huelga
There must be all sorts of things we could do Tiene que haber muchas cosas que podamos hacer ► If there is/there are is followed by the, you should normally not use hay {etc}. Use estar instead:
And then there are the neighbours to consider Están también los vecinos, a los que hay que tener en cuenta
There is also the question of the money transfer Está también la cuestión de la transferencia del dinero Hay {etc} should only be used to talk about existence and occurrence. Don't use it to talk about location. Use estar instead to say where things are:
After the shop there's the bus station Después de la tienda está la estación de autobuses ► Don't use hay {etc} to translate phrases like there are four of us, there will be six of them. Instead, use ser in the relevant person:
There are four of us Somos cuatro
There will be six of them Serán seis ► Remember to use que in the construction hay algo que hacer (there is sth to do):
There is a lot to do Hay mucho que hacer
What is there to do? ¿Qué hay que hacer? For further uses and examples, see there
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I [ðer, ðeə(r)]
adverb
1)
a) (close to person being addressed) ahí; (further away) allí, ahí (esp AmL); (less precise, further) allá

what have you got there? — ¿qué tienes ahí?

up/down there — ahí arriba/abajo

you there! — (colloq) oye, tú! (fam), che(, vos)! (RPl fam)

there's the train! — ahí viene el tren!

to have been there (before) — (colloq)

I know what it's like, I've been there before — ya sé lo que es, a mí también me ha tocado pasar por eso

b) (in phrases)

there and then: they solved it for me there and then me lo resolvieron en el acto or en el momento; I made up my mind there and then to ask her en ese mismo momento me decidí a pedírselo; so there! — (colloq) para que sepas! (fam)

2) (calling attention to something, pointing something out etc)

there's the bell, it must be her! — el timbre! debe de ser ella

there you are — (giving something) aquí tiene

there we are: that's that done! — ya está! listo!

it's a pity, but there we o you are — es una lástima pero así son las cosas

there he goes: politics again! — ya está otra vez con la política!

there go my chances of promotion! — adiós ascenso!

eat it all up, theres a good boy — vamos, comételo todo así me gusta!

3)
a) (present)

lots of his friends were there — estaban muchos de sus amigos

who's there? — (at the door) ¿quién es?; (in the dark) ¿quién anda ahí?

is Tony there? — ¿está Tony?

not to be all there — (colloq)

he's not all there — le falta un tornillo (fam), no está bien de la cabeza (fam)

b) (at destination)

they should be there by now — ya deben de haber llegado

4)
a) (at that point)

he went on from there to become a director — de ahí pasó a ser director

b) (at that point)

you're right there — ahí or en eso tienes razón

5) (as interj)
a) (when action is complete)

there! that's the last of the boxes — listo! ésa es la última caja

b) (coaxing, soothing)

there, there, don't cry! — vamos or (Esp tb) venga or (Méx tb) ándale, no llores

there now! see how easy it is? — ahí está ¿ves qué fácil es?


II [ðer] weak form [ðər, ðeə(r)] weak form [ðə(r)]
pronoun

there is/are — hay

there was — había/hubo

there will be — habrá

there was nobody there — no había nadie

once upon a time there was a princess — érase una vez una princesa

there were two demonstrations last week — hubo dos manifestaciones la semana pasada

there's no sugar left — no queda azúcar, se ha acabado el azúcar

there comes a time when ... — llega un momento en el que ...


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