basta ya

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basta ya(
bahs
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An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
1. (enough)
a. that's enough
¡Basta ya! Deja de gritar y cálmate, por favor.That's enough! Please stop shouting and calm down.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (stop; used with "de")
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Basta ya de críticas; seamos un poco constructivos.Stop criticizing; let's be a bit more constructive.
¿Tú qué harías? - Yo creo que basta ya de lamentarse y que debemos ponernos manos a la obra.What would you do? - I think we've been complaining enough and we should swing into action now.
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