qué pena
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qué pena(
keh
 
peh
-
nah
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to express regret)
a. what a shame
No voy a poder ir con ustedes mañana. - ¡Ay, qué pena!I'm not going to be able to go with you guys tomorrow. - Oh, what a shame!
b. too bad
¡Qué pena que no ganaste el primer lugar!Too bad you didn't win first place.
2. (used to express apology)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. I'm sorry
Oye, me pegaste con el codo. - Qué pena, señora. ¡Fue sin querer!Hey, you just elbowed me. - I'm sorry, madam. It was an accident!
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