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"Después de comer" is a phrase which is often translated as "after lunch", and "me duele el estómago" is a phrase which is often translated as "my stomach hurts". Learn more about the difference between "después de comer" and "me duele el estómago" below.
después de comer(
dehs
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pwehs
 
deh
 
koh
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mehr
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (at noon)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. after lunch
Después de comer, tomamos una siesta.After lunch, we took a nap.
b. after having lunch
Por lo general, tengo sueño después de comer.I generally feel sleepy after having lunch.
2. (in the evening)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. after dinner
Después de comer, hicimos una caminata a la luz de la luna.We took a stroll in the moonlight after dinner.
b. after having dinner
Después de comer a la luz de las velas, le propuso matrimonio.After having dinner by the candlelight, he proposed to her.
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me duele el estómago(
meh
 
dweh
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leh
 
ehl
 
ehs
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toh
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mah
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goh
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. my stomach hurts
¿Puedo llamarte si me duele el estómago, mami?Can I call you if my stomach hurts, mommy?
b. my stomach aches
Me duele el estómago. ¿Qué me puedo tomar?My stomach aches. What can I take?
c. I have stomachache
Cuando me duele el estómago, me tomo una manzanilla.I have a chamomile tea whenever I have stomachache.
d. I have stomach ache
Me duele el estómago, doctora. Y no parece quitárseme con nada.I have stomach ache, doctor. And nothing seems to make it go away.
e. I have stomach pain
Tengo que ir al médico porque me duele el estómago.I need to go to the doctor because I have stomach pain.
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