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"I look forward to it" is a phrase which is often translated as "lo espero con ansia", and "otherwise" is a conjunction which is often translated as "de lo contrario". Learn more about the difference between "I look forward to it" and "otherwise" below.
I look forward to it(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. lo espero con ansia
See you tonight. - I look forward to it.Nos vemos esta noche. - Lo espero con ansia.
b. lo esperaré con gusto
We have tickets to the game Saturday. - I look forward to it.Tengo entradas para el partido el sábado. - Lo esperaré con gusto.
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A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (in other circumstances)
a. de lo contrario
I hope we have good weather, otherwise I'll be disappointed.Espero que nos haga buen tiempo, de lo contrario me llevaré una desilusión.
b. si no
Put on sun lotion, otherwise you may burn.Ponte protector solar, si no, te puedes quemar.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (in a different manner)
a. de otra manera
There cannot be justice otherwise.No puede haber justicia de otra manera.
3. (excepting all else)
a. por lo demás
My cat is sick, but otherwise it's a great day.Mi gato está enfermo, pero por lo demás es un día excelente.
b. aparte de eso
Jeremy just got divorced. Otherwise, his life is going well.Jeremy se acaba de divorciar. Aparte de eso, su vida va bien.
4. (not the same)
a. no lo mismo
Norma usually has an excellent memory, but after the accident it is otherwise.Norma suele tener muy buena memoria, pero después del accidente ya no es lo mismo.
b. otra cosa
The burgers are great, but the fries are otherwise.Las hamburguesas son excelentes, pero las papas son otra cosa.
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