órale
órale(
oh
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rah
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leh
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(used to express approval)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. OK
¡Órale! Así es.OK! That's right.
b. alright
¡Órale! Me encanta tu nuevo carro.Alright! I love your new car.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(used to express encouragement)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. come on
¡Órale! Déjame ir al cine con mis amigos.Come on! Let me go to the movies with my friends.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(used to express disbelief)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. no way
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Órale! ¿Ganó la lotería?No way! He won the lottery?
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órale
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¡órale!come on!
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órale
interjection
(México) (¡venga!) come on!; (¡oiga!) hey!;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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