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"Forgive me" is an interjection which is often translated as "perdóname", and "my Spanish is bad" is a phrase which is often translated as "mi español es malo". Learn more about the difference between "forgive me" and "my Spanish is bad" below.
forgive me(
fuhr
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gihv
 
mi
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An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (used to ask for forgiveness)
a. perdóname
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)
Forgive me. I didn't mean to hurt you.Perdóname. No era mi intención hacerte daño.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(polite expression)
a. disculpe
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
Forgive me, but I have to go, or I'll miss my train.Disculpen, pero tengo que irme o voy a perder el tren.
b. perdone
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
Forgive me, but I believe it's 2 pm, not 3.Perdone, pero creo que son las 2 pm, no las 3..
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my Spanish is bad
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. mi español es malo
Can you understand me? I know that my Spanish is bad.¿Me puedes entender? Sé que mi español es malo.
b. hablo mal el español
My Spanish is bad, but they could understand me.Yo hablo mal el español, pero pudieron entenderme.
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