Quick answer
"Well" is an adjective which is often translated as "bien", and "you see" is a phrase which is often translated as "ves". Learn more about the difference between "well" and "you see" below.
well(
wehl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (healthy)
a. bien
I hope you will get well very soon.Espero que te pongas bien muy pronto.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (properly)
a. bien
They did well in Latin.Les fue bien en latín.
Well done!¡Bien hecho!
3. (thoroughly)
a. perfectamente
I can well see your point of view.Entiendo perfectamente su punto de vista.
4. (probably)
a. probablemente
He may well come with us to the auction.Probablemente vendrá con nosotros a la subasta.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (hole in the ground)
a. el pozo
(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).
There was a well outside the village.Había un pozo a la salida del pueblo.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
6. (introducing a topic)
a. bueno
Well, as I was saying...Bueno, como iba diciendo...
b. vaya
Well, well, look who came.Vaya, vaya, mira quién vino.
c. pues
Well, if that is how you want it.Pues, si lo prefieres así.
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you see(
yu
 
si
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (you perceive)
a. ves
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)
If you see her, tell her that I'm trying to get in contact with her.Si la ves, dile que estoy tratando de ponerme en contacto con ella.
b. ve
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
What do you do when you see a spider? - I scream.¿Qué hace cuando ve una araña? - Grito.
2. (you visit)
a. ves
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 know you see your parents once a week, don't you?Sé que ves a tus padres una ves por semana, ¿no?
b. ve
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
When you see her at the psychiatric clinic, how does she behave?Cuando la ve en la clínica psiquiátrica, ¿cómo se comporta?
3. (you understand)
a. entiendes
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)
If you see what I mean, why don't you agree?Si entiendes lo que quiero decir, ¿por qué no estás de acuerdo?
b. entiende
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
You see my point, don't you?Entiende lo que digo, ¿no?
4. (you find out)
a. ves
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 have a special talent! You always see what's wrong with any device!¡Tienes un talento especial! Siempre ves qué anda mal en cualquier dispositivo.
b. ve
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
If you see what's going on, please let me know.Si ve qué está sucediendo, por favor cuénteme.
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