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"Bebe" is a noun which is often translated as "baby", and "tú bebes" is a phrase which is often translated as "you drink". Learn more about the difference between "bebe" and "tú bebes" below.
el bebe, la bebe(
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beh
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (very young child)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. baby
¿Están pensando tú y Jorge en tener un bebe?Are you and Jorge planning to have a baby?
La mujer sostenía una beba recién nacida entre sus brazos.The woman was holding a newborn baby in her arms.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(term of endearment)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. baby
¿Cuándo regresas pues? - Pronto, bebe. En dos días estaré en casa.When are you coming back then? - Soon, baby. I'll be home in two days.
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tú bebes
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)
(you consume liquids)
a. you drink
Pienso que tú bebes demasiado café. No es sano.I think you drink too much coffee. It's not healthy.
2.
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)
(you consume alcohol)
a. you drink
Sé que tú bebes mucho, así que compré dos botellas de vino.I know you drink a lot, so I bought two bottles of wine.
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