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"Dígame" is a phrase which is often translated as "sure", and "hola" is an interjection which is often translated as "hello". Learn more about the difference between "dígame" and "hola" 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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hola(
oh
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lah
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An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (greeting)
a. hello
¡Hola! ¿Cómo estás?Hello! How are you?
b. hi
¡Hola! ¿Qué hay de nuevo contigo?Hi! What's new with you?
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