Quick answer
"Oh" is an interjection which is often translated as "oh", and "What a pain!" is a phrase which is often translated as "¡Qué rollo!". Learn more about the difference between "oh" and "What a pain!" below.
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An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (used to express surprise)
a. oh
Did you know there were going to be fireworks tonight? - Oh? No, I didn't.¿Sabías que iba a haber fuegos artificiales esta noche? - ¡Oh! No, no lo sabía.
b. vaya
Oh! What a pleasant surprise to see you here!¡Vaya! ¡Qué sorpresa tan agradable verte aquí!
c. ah
Oh! I get it now. The TV won't turn on because it's not plugged in!¡Ah! Ya entendí. ¡La tele no se enciende porque no está enchufada!
2. (used to express pain)
a. ay
Oh! That's hot.¡Ay! Eso está caliente.
3. (used to call attention)
a. eh
Oh, sir, you're stepping on my shoe!¡Eh, señor! Me está pisando.
4. (used to express disbelief)
a. en serio
Oh? You're going to be the master of ceremonies?¿En serio? ¿Vas a ser el maestro de ceremonias?
b. no me digas
Oh, you have got to be kidding. Steve's going out with Melanie again?¡No me digas! Debe ser una broma. ¿Steve está saliendo de nuevo con Melanie?
c. de veras
Oh? You won the gold medal?¿De veras? ¿Ganaste la medalla de oro?
5. (used to express dismay)
a. ay
Oh! Shut up! That is disgusting!¡Ay! ¡Cállate! ¡Eso es asqueroso!
6. (used to elicit further information)
a. ah, sí
I'm leaving early today. - Oh?Hoy salgo temprano. - ¿Ah, sí?
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What a pain!
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. ¡Qué rollo!
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)
I can't believe we have to go back all the way back to get your swimsuit. What a pain!No me puedo creer que tengamos que volver todo ese camino para buscar tu bañador. ¡Qué rollo!
b. ¡Qué lata!
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)
Another outage when I'm rushing to get this document finished! What a pain!¡Otro apagón cuando me corre prisa terminar este documento! ¡Qué lata!
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