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"Fine, and you?" is a phrase which is often translated as "Bien, ¿y tú?", and "hi" is an interjection which is often translated as "hola". Learn more about the difference between "Fine, and you?" and "hi" below.
Fine, and you?
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. Bien, ¿y tú?
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)
How are you? - Fine, and you?¿Cómo estás? - Bien, ¿y tú?
b. Bien, ¿y usted?
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
How are you, Doctor Richman? - Fine, and you?¿Cómo está, Doctor Richman? - Bien, ¿y usted?
c. Bien, ¿y ustedes? (plural)
Long time no see! How are you? - Fine, and you?¡Tanto tiempo sin vernos! ¿Cómo han estado? - Bien, ¿y ustedes?
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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)
(greeting)
a. hola
Hi! Long time no see!¡Hola! ¡Hacía mucho que no nos veíamos!
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