Quick answer
"Dígame" is a phrase which is often translated as "sure", and "dime" is a phrase which is often translated as "tell me". Learn more about the difference between "dígame" and "dime" below.
dígame(
dee
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gah
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meh
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(response)
a. sure
¿Le puedo preguntar algo? - Dígame. Can I ask you something? - Sure.
b. yes
Disculpe, señorita. - Dígame, ¿en qué le puedo servir?Excuse me, miss. - Yes, how may I help you?
c. of course
¿Le puedo pedir su ayuda? - Dígame. Can I ask you for help? - Of course.
d. go ahead
Tengo una duda. - Ok, dígame.I have a question. - Ok, go ahead.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(on the phone)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. hello
¿Dígame? - Hola, ¿se encuentra Ben?Hello? - Hi, is Ben there?
b. How may I help you?
Café Cielo, ¿dígame? - Hola, quiero pedir unos panes.Café Cielo, how many I help you? - Hi, I'd like to order some bread.
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to inform someone)
a. let me know
Dígame si le hace falta algo. Let me know if you need anything.
b. tell me
Dígame cómo le puedo ayudar. Tell me how I can help you.
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dime(
dee
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meh
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (to tell someone to speak)
a. tell me
Dime, ¿ya fuiste a renovar tu pasaporte?Tell me, have you already been to renew your passport?
b. shoot (informal)
¿Te puedo hacer una pregunta? - Dime.Can I ask you a question? - Shoot.
2. (to answer the phone)
a. hello
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
¿Dime? Sí, Juanito, te puedo ayudar.Hello? Yes, Johnny, I can help you.
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