I beg your pardon
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I beg your pardon(
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An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (general)
a. disculpa
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 beg your pardon, could you please repeat that?Disculpa, ¿puedes repetirlo, por favor?
b. disculpe
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 beg your pardon, sir; I didn't hear you.Disculpe, señor; no lo escuché.
c. perdón
I beg your pardon for being so late.Perdón por llegar tan tarde.
d. ¿qué?
If you do not pay within 24 hours, you will be evicted. - I beg your pardon?Si pagas dentro de 24 hours, te desalojarán. - ¿Qué?
e. ¿cómo?
I beg your pardon? What did you say?¿Cómo? ¿Qué has dicho?
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