¡No puede ser!

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¡No puede ser!(
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pweh
-
deh
 
sehr
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to express disbelief)
a. I don't believe it!
María y Antonio se van a divorciar. - ¡No puede ser!María and Antonio are getting a divorce. - I don't believe it!
b. Get out of here!
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Andrés se sacó una A en el examen. - ¡No puede ser! No estudió nada.Andres pulled an A on the test. - Get out of here! He didn't study a thing.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Han detenido a Pedro. - ¡No puede ser!Pedro's been arrested. - He can't have been!
¡Se descompuso otra vez la heladera! - ¡No puede ser!The fridge has broken down again! - It can't have!
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