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"Forgive me" is an interjection which is often translated as "perdóname", and "please" is an interjection which is often translated as "por favor". Learn more about the difference between "forgive me" and "please" below.
forgive me(
fuhr
-
gihv
 
mi
)
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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please(
pliz
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (polite expression)
a. por favor
Please, bring me a glass of water.Por favor, tráigame un vaso de agua.
2. (expression of annoyance)
a. por Dios
Could you just stop talking for a second, please!¡Por Dios! ¿Puedes dejar de hablar por un momento?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to prefer)
a. querer
The queen does what she pleases.La reina hace lo que quiera.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to satisfy)
a. complacer
You're constantly trying to please people. Don't you get tired of it?Siempre estás intentando complacer a la gente. ¿No te cansas?
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