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What Does "¡Arriba, Arriba! ¡Ándale, Ándale!" Mean?

What Does "¡Arriba, Arriba! ¡Ándale, Ándale!" Mean?

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¡Arriba, arriba! ¡Ándale, ándale!  = Go, go! Come on, come on!

¡Arriba, arriba! ¡Ándale, ándale!  is part of the cheer shouted by the cartoon mouse Speedy Gonzales. In this sense arriba means go! or hooray for...! and ándale means come on!

In real life, most people aren't quite as enthusiastic as Speedy, so you'll normally hear someone say just one of these.

¡Arriba Hidalgo!
Hooray for Hidalgo!
 
No sé si voy a ir a la fiesta. - ¡Ándale! Va a estar padre.
I don't know if I'm going to go to the party. - Come on! It's going to be cool.
 
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