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"If anything" is a phrase which is often translated as "más bien", and "what" is a pronoun which is often translated as "qué". Learn more about the difference between "if anything" and "what" below.
if anything(
ihf
 
eh
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ni
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thihng
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to suggest that the opposite is true)
a. más bien
Are you embarrassed? - No, I'm proud, if anything.¿Estás avergonzada? - No, más bien estoy orgullosa.
b. más bien al contrario
Are you hungry? - No, if anything, we're full.¿Tienen hambre? - No, más bien al contrario, estamos llenos.
2. (used to suggest something might be the case)
a. más que nada
We need more emotional than financial support, if anything.Necesitamos más que nada apoyo moral más que financiero.
b. en todo caso
If anything, what we need to do is to convince everybody to join us.En todo caso, lo que necesitamos hacer es convencer a todos de que se nos unan.
3. (in the event that something)
a. si algo
If anything goes wrong, call the firefighters .Si algo sale mal, llama a los bomberos.
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what(
wuht
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (in questions)
a. qué
What do you want me to do?¿Qué quieres que haga?
b. cuál
What was the reason for Jim's departure?¿Cuál fue la razón por la que se fuera Jim?
c. cómo
What's the weather like where you are?¿Cómo está el tiempo donde estás tú?
What's their house like?¿Cómo es su casa?
2. (in relative clauses)
a. lo que
He smoked what he had left in the pipe.Se fumó lo que le quedaba en la pipa.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (in questions)
a. qué
What movie did you want to see?¿Qué película querías ver?
4. (in exclamations)
a. qué
What a nice day!¡Qué bonito día!
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
5. (used to express surprise)
a. qué
What? That can't be true!¿Qué? ¡No puede ser verdad!
6. (not understanding)
a. qué
What? Speak louder, please.¿Qué? Hable más alto, por favor.
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