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"Why not" is a phrase which is often translated as "por qué no", and "yes" is an interjection which is often translated as "sí". Learn more about the difference between "why not" and "yes" below.
why not
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. por qué no
Why are you studying on a Friday night? Why not do something fun?¿Por qué estás estudiando el viernes por la noche? ¿Por qué no haces algo divertido?
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yes(
yehs
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (affirmation)
a.
Do you want coffee? - Yes, but just a little bit.¿Quieres café? - Sí, pero solo un poquito.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
2. (affirmation)
a.
Yes! I knew I was right!¡Sí! ¡Sabía que tenía razón!
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (affirmation)
a. el sí
(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).
Vote "yes" to the construction of the new school.Vota "sí" para la construcción de la nueva escuela.
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