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"Where are you going?" is a phrase which is often translated as "¿A dónde vas?", and "hello" is an interjection which is often translated as "hola". Learn more about the difference between "Where are you going?" and "hello" below.
Where are you going?(
wehr
 
ar
 
yu
 
go
-
ihng
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to address one person)
a. ¿A dónde vas?
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)
Where are you going without me?¿A dónde vas sin mí?
b. ¿Para dónde vas?
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)
Where are you going? You have to leave in ten minutes!¿Para dónde vas? ¡Te tienes que ir en diez minutos!
c. ¿A dónde va?
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Where are you going? The meeting starts in five minutes.¿A dónde va? La reunión empieza en cinco minutos.
d. ¿Para dónde va?
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Where are you going? Can I drop you off somewhere?¿Para dónde va? ¿Puedo dejarla en algún sitio?
2. (used to address multiple people)
a. ¿A dónde van? (plural)
Where are you going? You should be in school.¿A dónde van? Deberían estar en clase.
b. ¿Para dónde van? (plural)
Where are you going? - We're going downtown to meet friends.¿Para dónde van? - Vamos al centro a ver amigos.
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hello(
heh
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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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