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"For sure" is an adverb which is often translated as "seguro", and "yes" is an interjection which is often translated as "sí". Learn more about the difference between "for sure" and "yes" below.
for sure(
fuhr
 
shuhr
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. seguro
They left home ten minutes ago. They'll be here soon for sure.Salieron de casa hace diez minutos. Llegan pronto seguro.
b. con seguridad
I think he's studying law, but don't know for sure.Creo que estudia derecho, pero no lo sé con seguridad.
c. que no quepa la menor duda
I'm not calling him. That's for sure.Yo no lo voy a llamar. De eso que no quepa la menor duda.
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yes(
yehs
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (affirmation)
a.
Do you want coffee? - Yes, but just a little bit.¿Quieres café? - Sí, pero solo un poquito.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
2. (affirmation)
a.
Yes! I knew I was right!¡Sí! ¡Sabía que tenía razón!
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (affirmation)
a. el sí
(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).
Vote "yes" to the construction of the new school.Vota "sí" para la construcción de la nueva escuela.
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