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100 [one hundred]
|already – not yet||al---- v-- – n---a|
|Have you already been to Berlin?||¿H- e----- (u----) a----- v-- e- B-----?|
|No, not yet.||No- n----.|
|someone – no one||al----- – n---e|
|Do you know someone here?||¿C----- (u----) a a------ a---?|
|No, I don’t know anyone here.||No- a--- n- c------ a n----.|
|a little longer – not much longer||aú- – y- no|
|Will you stay here a little longer?||¿S- q------ (u----) a-- m---- t----- a---?|
|No, I won’t stay here much longer.||No- y- n- m- q------ m-- t-----.|
|something else – nothing else||al-- m-- – n--- m-s|
|Would you like to drink something else?||¿Q----- (u----) t---- a--- m--?|
|No, I don’t want anything else.||No- n- q----- n--- m--.|
|something already – nothing yet||ya ... a--- – t------ / a-- ... n--a|
|Have you already eaten something?||¿Y- h- c----- (u----) a---?|
|No, I haven’t eaten anything yet.||No- t------ / a-- n- h- c----- n---.|
|someone else – no one else||al----- m-- – n---- m-s|
|Does anyone else want a coffee?||¿Q----- a------ m-- u- c---?|
|No, no one else.||No- n---- m--.|
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