I am telling you
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I am telling you
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to address one person)
a. te digo
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
You need to listen to what I am telling you.Necesitas escuchar lo que te digo.
b. te estoy diciendo
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
I am telling you that I love you. Listen to me.Te estoy diciendo que te amo. Escúchame.
c. le digo
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
I am telling you that you should hire Fred. He would be a very good employee.Le digo que debería contratar a Fred. Sería un muy buen empleado.
d. le estoy diciendo
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Sir, I am telling you that I need to quit this job. I am sorry.Señor, le estoy diciendo que necesito renunciar este trabajo. Lo siento.
2. (used to address multiple people)
a. les digo (plural)
I am telling you, this restaurant has the best pizza in the world.Les digo que este restaurante tiene la mejor pizza del mundo.
b. les estoy diciendo (plural)
Is it going to rain tomorrow? - Yes. That's why I am telling you that you should have the party next week.¿Va a llover mañana? - Sí. Por eso les estoy diciendo que deberían tener la fiesta la próxima semana.
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