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Inflexiones de 'son' (n): mpl: sones

Del verbo ser: (conjugar)
son es:
3ª persona plural (ellos/ellas/ustedes) presente indicativo

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Principal Translations
son nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (sonido musical)sound nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 La tentación de bailar al rítmico son de los tambores era irresistible.
 
Additional Translations
son nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). MX (espectáculo musical)son nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El son es un género musical con influencias indígenas, africanas y españolas.
son nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (pauta, ritmo)pace nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Los alumnos estudian al son del maestro; él marca la pauta.
 * My cousin is so lucky; she's a freelancer and gets to work at her own pace.
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Principal Translations
ser nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (cosa, ente)being nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Tu mascota es un ser vivo, no un juguete.
ser nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (humano, persona, individuo)person nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  man, woman nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Es un ser despreciable, ha hecho cosas terribles.
ser viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (tener una cualidad)be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 El agua del lago es azul.
ser viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (posesión)be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Estos dos coches son míos.
ser viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (servir para algo)serves as, be for viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 La cama es para dormir.
ser viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (efectuarse, suceder)be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 La fiesta será el sábado en mi casa.
ser viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (procedencia)  (from)be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Fernando Alonso es de Asturias.
ser viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (costar)  (cost)be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 ¿A cómo son las naranjas?
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms:
son | ser |
¿qué son estas horas? don't you know how late it is? where have you been this late? what time is this to be coming in?
a falta de pan
buenas son tortas
exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho").
(hay que conformarse)half a loaf is better than none exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  beggars can't be choosers exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a perro flaco todo son pulgas
a todo perro flaco se le pengan las pulgas
(suma de desgracias)when it rains it pours interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
   (formal)it never rains but that it pours interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
al son de loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (al capricho de)to the rhythm of, to the sound of advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
así son las cosas fr hecha (resignación, aceptación)that's the way things are exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
así son las mujeres fr hecha potencialmente peyorativo (incomprensión)that's the way women are exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  that's women for you exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  women are like that exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
bailar al son de loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (ir al capricho de)dance to [sb]'s tune v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
en son de paz loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (sin ánimo de pelear)in peace exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Si quieres hablar hazlo en son de paz.
 If you want to talk, do it in peace.
las circunstancias son las que son we are where we are
las comparaciones son odiosas comparisons are odious
las cosas no son así it's not like that
las cosas no son lo que parecen things are not as they seem
lo que son las cosas how things are
lo son por vocación they are that way by choice
los ojos son el espejo del alma the eyes are the mirror of the soul
los que son
son
those who are, are
sin ton ni son loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (sin razón o causa)without rhyme nor reason exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
   (colloquial)with no rhyme or reason, without rhyme or reason exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Los compradores compulsivos compran cosas sin ton ni son.
 Compulsive shoppers buy things without rhyme nor reason.
son cosas mías just some personal stuff
  that's personal, that's my business
son de pago   (not free)are for pay, are pay, are paid adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
   (not free)are toll adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
   (parking)metered adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Those aren't free channels, they're for pay.
son para verte mejor so I may be able to see you better, to see you better
  the better to see you with exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
son únicos they are unique, they are special
sus mayores logros son his major accomplishments are, her major accomplishments are, their major accomplishments are
todas las precauciones son pocas one can't be too careful
todo son problemas there's only problems
  everything is a problem
todo son suposiciones it's all just suppositions
todos los hombres son iguales all men are the same
  all men are equal
todos los individuos son iguales ante la ley all individuals are the same before the law
  all individuals are equal before the law, everyone is equal before the law
todos los políticos son iguales all politicians are the same
tres son multitud three is a crowd exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
tus deseos son órdenes your wish is my command exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
tus ojos son dos luceros your eyes are two stars
venir en son de paz loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (acercarse pacíficamente)come in peace exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Tranquilo, vengo en son de paz.
 Don't worry, I come in peace.
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