algunos vs algunas

PiraniA2Kwiziq community member

algunos vs algunas

I'm confused about when to use algunos vs algunas veces, what is the gender of alguno supposed to match?
Asked 10 months ago
JohnC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Hola Pirani,

The noun vez is feminine - La vez / una vez, therefore you have to use alguna vez [at some time / on an occasion, ever] or algunas veces [sometimes - plural]. Algunos would be used with a masculine noun, for example "algunos coches."

Here is a great lesson for you to have a bit of fun with. Have a close look at the yellow "Tip" box because there is a very useful instruction in it.

Saludos. John

 

 

Using algún (a, as, os) to say some or any in Spanish

 

 

 

MarcosC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Also the word algun@s is interesting because it changes its English meaning depending how we use it.  We see this in the lesson that John linked, but here is a summary, because it took me a while to figure this out.

ALGUN@S NOUNS:  means "some of the noun".  Ex: "algunas veces" = sometimes, "algunos lugares" = some places

ALGUN@ IN A QUESTION: means "any".  Ex: "Tienes algún problema" = do you have any problems, "Hay alguna pregunta" = are there any questions

ALGUN@ NOUN: means "some random".  See the examples in the lesson.

Cheers.

algunos vs algunas

I'm confused about when to use algunos vs algunas veces, what is the gender of alguno supposed to match?

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