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"De donde eres" is a phrase which is often translated as "where you're from", and "qué bueno" is an interjection which is often translated as "that's nice". Learn more about the difference between "de donde eres" and "qué bueno" below.
de donde eres(
deh
 
dohn
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deh
 
eh
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rehs
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
a. where you're from
¿Y cómo es el lugar de donde eres en África?So how's the place where you're from in Africa?
b. where you are from
¿Es la ciudad de donde eres la capital del país?Is the city where you are from the capital of your country?
c. you're from
Me gustaría conocer el país de donde eres.I'd like to know the country you're from.
d. you come from
Jamaica, la isla de donde eres, es un lugar bellísimo.Jamaica, the island you come from, is a really beautiful place.
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qué bueno(
keh
 
bweh
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noh
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (used to express satisfaction or pleasure)
a. that's nice
¿Así que encontraste un nuevo lugar en el centro por el mismo precio que pagas aquí? ¡Qué bueno!So you've found a new place downtown for the same price you're paying here? That's nice!
b. that's good
Me dieron un ascenso en el trabajo. - ¡Qué bueno! ¡Hagamos una fiesta para celebrar!I got a promotion at work. - That's good! Let's have a party to celebrate!
c. how nice
¿Se van a cambiar a una casa más grande? ¡Qué bueno!You guys are going to move to a bigger house? How nice!
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (used to express satisfaction or pleasure)
a. it's great
Qué bueno que quieras estudiar medicina. Tu abuela también fue doctora.It's great that you want to study medicine. Your grandmother was also a doctor.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¡Qué bueno que hayan podido venir a visitarnos!I'm so happy you were able to come visit us!
Está lloviendo a cántaros. - Sí, qué bueno que llegaste antes de que empezara la tormenta.It's raining like crazy. - Yeah, I'm glad you got here before the storm started.
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