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"I understand you" is a phrase which is often translated as "te entiendo", and "yes" is an interjection which is often translated as "sí". Learn more about the difference between "I understand you" and "yes" below.
I understand you(
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stahnd
 
yu
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to address one person)
a. te entiendo
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)
(singular)
You don't have to apologize. I understand you.No tienes que disculparte. Te entiendo.
b. te comprendo
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)
(singular)
I understand you. I think I'm in love with you.Te comprendo. Creo que estoy enamorado de ti.
c. lo entiendo
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular, masculine)
Mister Sawyer, I understand you. I'll have the project finished by Monday.Señor Sawyer, lo entiendo. Terminaré el proyecto para lunes.
d. lo comprendo
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular, masculine)
I understand you. I won't make the same mistake again.Lo comprendo. No volveré a cometer el mismo error.
e. la entiendo (singular, feminine)
Mrs. Stein, I understand you. I'll make sure this won't happen again.Sra. Stein, la entiendo. Me aseguraré de que esto no ocurra de nuevo.
f. la comprendo (singular, feminine)
I understand you, but there's nothing else I can do.La comprendo, pero no hay nada más que pueda hacer.
2. (used to address multiple people)
a. los entiendo (plural, masculine or mixed gender)
Voters, I understand you. My policies will help you.Votantes, los entiendo. Mis políticas van a ayudarlos.
b. los comprendo (plural, masculine or mixed gender)
I understand you, and I think we can all work together.Los comprendo, y creo que todos nosotros podemos trabajar juntos.
c. las entiendo (plural, feminine)
I understand you, ladies, but you had enough time to finish the project.Las entiendo, señoritas, pero tuvieron tiempo suficiente para terminar el proyecto.
d. las comprendo (plural, feminine)
I understand you. You have every reason to be angry.Las comprendo. Tienen toda la razón en estar enojadas.
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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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