Han encontrado a un náufrago en la playa.

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Han encontrado a un náufrago en la playa.

Is this an impersonal sentence? 

The answer says "yes" but I think it can be "no". It seems more natural to translate this as "They have found a shipwreck on the beach." which could be a sentence from a story where "they" have been identified previously. Do you want us to answer "yes" for being "impersonal" whenever a sentence has no subject and uses third personal plural form of the main verb?  

Asked 7 months ago

Han encontrado a un náufrago en la playa.

Is this an impersonal sentence? 

The answer says "yes" but I think it can be "no". It seems more natural to translate this as "They have found a shipwreck on the beach." which could be a sentence from a story where "they" have been identified previously. Do you want us to answer "yes" for being "impersonal" whenever a sentence has no subject and uses third personal plural form of the main verb?  

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