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"Bye" is an interjection which is often translated as "adiós", and "see you later" is a phrase which is often translated as "hasta luego". Learn more about the difference between "bye" and "see you later" below.
bye(
bay
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An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (farewell)
a. adiós
I have to leave now. Bye!Tengo que irme ya. ¡Adiós!
b. hasta luego
We've got to go. Bye!Tenemos que irnos. ¡Hasta luego!
c. chao
See you tomorrow! - Bye!¡Nos vemos mañana! - ¡Chao!
d. chau
I've got to take this call; I'll call you back. Bye!Tengo que contestar esta llamada; te llamo luego. ¡Chau!
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (sports)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The previous year's champion receives a bye to the championship round.El campeón del año anterior pasa automáticamente a la ronda final.
The Ravens have a first-round bye in the playoffs.Los Ravens pasan automáticamente a la segunda ronda de las eliminatorias.
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see you later(
si
 
yu
 
ley
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tuhr
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (goodbye)
a. hasta luego
I'm afraid I have to leave. - OK. See you later!Lo siento pero me tengo que ir. - ¡Bueno, hasta luego!
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