Quick answer
"Listen to me" is a phrase which is often translated as "escúchame", and "mark my words" is an interjection which is often translated as "recuerda mis palabras". Learn more about the difference between "listen to me" and "mark my words" below.
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (imperative)
a. escúchame
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)
Listen to me for a second. I have something to tell you.Escúchame un momento. Tengo algo que decirte.
b. óyeme
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 can make up your own mind, but first listen to me.Luego puedes decidir lo que quieras, pero antes óyeme.
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mark my words
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (general)
a. recuerda mis palabras
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)
Mark my words –if that boy keeps on that way, he's going to get into trouble.Recuerda mis palabras; si ese chico sigue así, va a meterse en problemas.
b. recuerda lo que te digo
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)
Mark my words. One day you will have your own children and you'll realize what it is to be a mother.Recuerda lo que te digo. Un día tendrás tus propios hijos y te darás cuenta lo que es ser madre.
c. escucha mis palabras
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)
Those kids will change the world. Mark my words.Esos chicos van a cambiar el mundo. Escucha mis palabras.
d. escucha lo que te digo
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)
The next animal to become extinct will be the white rhino. Mark my wordsEl próximo animal en extinguirse será el rinoceronte blanco. Escucha lo que te digo.
e. vas a ver
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)
He'll be a one-term president. Mark my words!Será un presidente de un solo mandato. ¡Vas a ver!
He'll be back, mark my words.Él va a regresar, vas a ver.
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