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"Bebe" is a noun which is often translated as "baby", and "yo bebo" is a phrase which is often translated as "I drink". Learn more about the difference between "bebe" and "yo bebo" below.
el bebe, la bebe(
beh
-
beh
)
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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yo bebo(
yoh
 
beh
-
boh
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (I consume liquids or alcohol)
a. I drink
Algunos toman drogas para evadirse de la realidad. Yo bebo.Some take drugs to escape from reality. I drink.
b. I'm drinking
No me hagas reír mientras yo bebo porque me atraganto.Don't make me laugh while I'm drinking or I'll choke.
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