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"Dale" is an interjection which is often translated as "go ahead", and "vale" is an interjection which is often translated as "okay". Learn more about the difference between "dale" and "vale" below.
dale(
dah
-
leh
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (encouraging someone to do something)
a. go ahead
¿Quieres dejar tu trabajo? Dale, pues.You want to quit your job? Go ahead, then.
b. do it
Debes ir a saludar esa chica. ¡Dale!You should go say hi to that girl. Do it!
c. go for it
Tienes que jugar mejor si quieres ganar. ¡Dale!You have to play better if you want to win. Go for it!
2. (expressing agreement)
a. okay
¿Quieres cenar afuera esta noche? Dale.Do you want to eat out tonight? Okay.
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vale(
bah
-
leh
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (agreed)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. okay
Vayamos a cenar fuera. - Vale.Let's go out for dinner. - Okay.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (coupon)
a. voucher
Nos dieron un vale para un desayuno gratuito.They gave us a voucher for a free breakfast.
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