Puede que sea demasiado viejo.

English Translation

I may be too old.

What in this sentence is indicating the first person?

“Puede que” is an expression in Spanish meaning “perhaps”… “maybe” and is often followed by the subjunctive mood.

“Sea demasiado viejo” (subjunctive mood…‘sea’ can be either 1st person singular present tense or 3rd person singular present tense, depending on context - which in this case we would need a little more info…which is so common in Spanish).

Given the info we have: we can translate this as…“I may be too old” “He may be too old” “You (usted) may be too old” and “It may be too old”. (‘demasiado viejo’ is masculine and thus eliminates “she”)

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