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the second personnoun [S]

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B2 the ​form of a ​verb or pronoun that is used to a ​person that you are ​speaking to or writing to
(Definition of the second person from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the second person”
in Arabic ضَمير المُخاطَب…
in Korean 2인칭…
in Portuguese a segunda pessoa…
in Catalan la segona persona…
in Japanese 二人称(you、your、yours)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 第二人称…
in Turkish (dilbilgisi) ikinci şahıs…
in Russian второе лицо (в грамматике)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 第二人稱…
in Italian la seconda persona…
in Polish druga osoba…
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