Grammar Guide
What Does "Ay, Dios Mío" Mean in English?

What Does "Ay, Dios Mío" Mean in English?

Quick Answer

ay, Dios mío  =

  • Oh my God
  • oh my gosh
  • oh my goodness
  • jeez

Take a look at some examples of how this phrase is used in Spanish:

¡Ay, Dios mío! Se acaban de chocar dos tráilers.
Oh my God! Two semis just crashed into each other.
¡Ay, Dios mío! No puedo creer que nos hemos encontrado después de tanto tiempo.
Oh my gosh! I can't believe we've run into each other after all this time.
Se nos acabó la comida. - ¡Ay, Dios mío! ¿Qué vamos a hacer?
We've run out of food. - Oh my goodness! What are we going to do?
Se me olvidó pagar la renta. - Ay, Dios mío. ¿Otra vez?
I forgot to pay the rent. - Jeez. Again?
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