Quick answer
"What now?" is a phrase which is often translated as "¿Ahora qué?", and "say" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "decir". Learn more about the difference between "What now?" and "say" below.
What now?
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (to indicate the future)
a. ¿Ahora qué?
You have your degrees, you climbed up the corporate ladder. What now? What's your next move?Obtuviste tus títulos, progresaste en tu carrera profesional. ¿Ahora qué? ¿Cuál es tu próximo paso?
2. (to indicate the present)
a. ¿Ahora qué?
The regional manager called again. There's another problem at the plant. - What now?El gerente regional llamó de nuevo. Hay otro problema en la planta. - ¿Ahora qué?
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say(
sey
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to express)
a. decir
Can you say that again? I didn't hear you the first time.¿Podrías volver a decir eso? No te escuché la primera vez.
2. (to suppose)
a. suponer
Say we were to get married. Would you like that?Supón que nos casáramos. ¿Te gustaría eso?
b. decir
Let's say I took a three-week vacation. Would that be okay?Digamos que me tome una vacación de tres semanas. ¿Estaría bien?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to express)
a. decir
I asked him who broke the vase, but he didn't want to say.Le pregunté quién había roto el florero, pero no quiso decir.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (opinion)
a. la opinión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It's important that everyone have a say in the meeting.Es importante que cada uno pueda expresar su opinión en la reunión.
b. la voz
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We citizens should have a say in this matter.Los ciudadanos deberíamos tener voz en este asunto.
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