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"Don't" is a contraction which is often translated as "no", and "yes" is an interjection which is often translated as "sí". Learn more about the difference between "don't" and "yes" below.
don't(
dont
)
A contraction is a shortened form of a word or group of words made by omitting a sound or letter (e.g. don't).
contraction
1. (do not)
a. no
Don't tell me. I don't want to know.No me lo digas. No lo quiero saber.
What time is it? - I don't know. I don't have a watch.¿Qué hora es? - No sé. No tengo reloj.
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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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