cómo no
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cómo no(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to express certainty)
a. of course
¡Cómo no te vamos a querer! Eres nuestro hijo.Of course we love you! You're our son.
b. sure
¿Me dejas el bolígrafo, por favor? - Sí, cómo no.Can I borrow your pen, please? - Yes, sure.
2. (used to express a doubt)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¿Cómo no han llamado para decir que llegaban tan tarde?How come you didn't call to say you'd be arriving so late?
Conduciendo así, no sé cómo no tiene un accidente.The way he drives, I don't know how he doesn't have an accident.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(used to express disbelief)
a. right
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Así que tú eres el campeón mundial de karate? Claro, cómo no.So you are the karate world champion? Yeah, right.
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