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"Fella" is a noun which is often translated as "el tipo", and "gotcha" is an interjection which is often translated as "entendido". Learn more about the difference between "fella" and "gotcha" below.
fella
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
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)
(fellow)
a. el tipo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I ran into a fella from my hometown while traveling in Asia.Me encontré con un tipo de mi ciudad natal cuando estaba de viaje en Asia.
b. el tío
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Harriet is looking for a fella who knows how to treat a lady.Harriet está buscando un tío que sepa cómo tratar a una dama.
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gotcha
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(I understand)
a. entendido
Stay right here, okay? - Gotcha.Quédate aquí y no te muevas, ¿de acuerdo? - Entendido.
b. de acuerdo
It's time to leave now. We gotta get back. - Gotcha.Tenemos que irnos ya. Hay que volver. - De acuerdo.
c. vale
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Stop calling me Eddie. My name's Edward. - Gotcha dude!Deja de llamarme Edu. Me llamo Eduardo. - ¡Vale, tío!
d. lo pillo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I don't think we can afford a new house, not the way things are at work, you know. - All right, gotcha.No creo que podamos permitirnos una casa nueva, no tal y como están las cosas en el trabajo, ¿sabes?. - Ya. Lo pillo.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(I caught you)
a. te pillé
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Gotcha, Charlie! Stop running, you idiot!¡Te pillé, Charlie! ¡Deja de correr, idiota!
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(unexpected problem)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la trampa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The contract was full of gotchas.El contrato estaba lleno de trampas.
b. la pega
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The new version of the videogame has a few gotchas.La nueva versión del videojuego tiene unas cuantas pegas.
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