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"I guess so" is a phrase which is often translated as "supongo que sí", and "yes" is an interjection which is often translated as "sí". Learn more about the difference between "I guess so" and "yes" below.
I guess so(
ay
 
gehs
 
so
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general)
a. supongo que sí
Did Sam already leave? - I guess so.¿Ya se fue Sam? - Supongo que sí.
b. creo que sí
Is Miranda happy at her job? - I guess so.¿Miranda está feliz con su trabajo? - Creo que sí.
c. eso creo
Is January colder than December? - I guess so.¿Hace más frío en enero que en diciembre? - Eso creo.
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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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