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"What would you like to drink?" is a phrase which is often translated as "¿Qué quieres tomar?", and "hello" is an interjection which is often translated as "hola". Learn more about the difference between "What would you like to drink?" and "hello" below.
What would you like to drink?(
wuhd
 
wood
 
yu
 
layk
 
tu
 
drihngk
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. ¿Qué quieres tomar?
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)
What would you like to drink? We have milk, coffee, and juice.¿Qué quieres tomar? Tenemos leche, café y jugo.
b. ¿Qué quieren tomar?
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)
(plural)
What would you like to drink? - Bring us a pitcher of water, please.¿Qué quieren tomar? - Tráenos una jarra de agua, por favor.
c. ¿Qué desea tomar?
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 would you like to drink, madam?¿Qué desea tomar, señora?
d. ¿Qué desean tomar?
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(plural)
Good evening, gentlemen. What would you like to drink?Buenas noches, caballeros. ¿Qué desean tomar?
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hello(
heh
-
lo
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (greeting)
a. hola
Hello! How is everything?¡Hola! ¿Cómo te va todo?
2. (used to answer the telephone)
a.
Hello. Who is calling?Sí. ¿Quién es?
b. hola
Hello. - Hi, it's Ricardo.Hola. - Hola, soy Ricardo.
c. diga
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Hello. - Hi. Is Maria there?Diga. - Hola. ¿Se encuentra María?
d. aló (Southern Cone)
Hello. Who is this?Aló. ¿Quién es?
e. bueno
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Hello? I can't hear you.¿Bueno? No te escucho.
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