I can't understand you
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I can't understand you
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (I don't understand what you're saying; used to address one person)
a. no te entiendo
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 can't understand you. The sound is all distorted. Try calling me back.No te entiendo. El sonido está todo distorsionado. Vuelve a llamarme.
b. no le entiendo
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 can't understand you. Do you speak English?No le entiendo. ¿Habla inglés?
2. (I don't understand what you're saying; used to address multiple people)
a. no les entiendo (plural)
I don't understand you. I don't speak French.No les entiendo. No hablo francés.
3. (I don't understand your actions; used to address one person)
a. no te puedo entender
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 can't understand you. You always do the stupidest stuff.No te puedo entender. Siempre estás haciendo tonterías.
b. no lo puedo entender
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular, masculine)
I can't understand you. You say you want help, but then you won't follow anyone's advice.No lo puedo entender. Dice que quiere ayuda, pero después no sigue los consejos que le den.
c. no la puedo entender
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular, feminine)
I did the work exactly how you asked, and you're firing me? I can't understand you.Hice el trabajo tal como me pidió, ¿y me despide? No la puedo entender.
4. (I can't understand your actions; used to address multiple people)
a. no los puedo entender (plural, masculine or mixed gender)
You two haven't even started your homework? I've been gone for four hours! I swear I don't understand you.¿Ustedes dos ni han empezado la tarea? ¡Llevo cuatro horas fuera! Les juro que no los puedo entender.
b. no las puedo entender (plural, feminine)
This always happens with me and women. I can't understand you. - Mario, we like for men to do even little things to make us feel special.Esto siempre me pasa con las mujeres. No las puedo entender. - Mario, nos gusta que los hombres hagan incluso cosas pequeñas para hacernos sentir especiales.
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