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"Usted come" is a phrase which is often translated as "you have lunch", and "yo como" is a phrase which is often translated as "I eat". Learn more about the difference between "usted come" and "yo como" below.
usted come(
oos
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tehd
 
koh
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meh
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(you have your midday meal; second person singular)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. you have lunch
Usted siempre come en casa, y yo en cambio como en un restaurante porque vivo lejos del trabajo.You always have lunch at home, while I have lunch at a restaurant because I live far from work.
b. you're having lunch
No olvide que usted come mañana con los clientes de Madrid.Don't forget you're having lunch tomorrow with our clients from Madrid.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(you have your evening meal; second person singular)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. you have dinner
Si usted come todos los días a las 10 pm, ¿a qué hora se va a la cama?If you have dinner at 10 pm every day, what time do you go to bed?
b. you're having dinner
Le escuché decir antes que usted come esta noche con sus suegros. ¿Se lleva bien con ellos?I heard you saying before that you're having dinner with your in-laws this evening. Do you get on with them?
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(you consume; second person singular)
a. you have
Si usted come normalmente tanto pescado, le costará acostumbrarse a vivir tan lejos de la costa.If you normally have so much fish, it'll be difficult for you to get used to living so far from the coast.
b. you eat
Usted come demasiado pan, no me extraña que engorde.You eat too much bread. I'm not surprised you're putting on weight.
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yo como(
yoh
 
koh
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moh
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (I ingest food)
a. I eat
Yo como mucho más que mi hermana.I eat a lot more than my sister.
2. (I eat for lunch)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. I have lunch
Yo como en la oficina todos los días.I have lunch at the office every day.
b. I have for lunch
Yo como sushi siempre que puedo.I have sushi for lunch whenever I can.
3. (I eat for dinner)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. I have dinner
Yo como con mi familia siempre que puedo.I have dinner with my family whenever I can.
b. I have for dinner
Yo como pizza o pasta cuando salgo con Martín.I have pizza or pasta for dinner when I go out with Martin.
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