¿De qué va?
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (what will he be dressing up as; third person singular)
a. What is he going as? (masculine)
Le acabo de comprar el disfraz de Halloween a Danielito. - ¿De qué va?I just bought Danielito's Halloween costume. - What is he going as?
b. What is she going as? (feminine)
Vera no quiere pedir dulces vestida de princesa este año. - Entonces, ¿de qué va?Vera doesn't want to trick-or-treat dressed up as a princess this year. - So, what is she going as?
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(what will you be dressing up as; second person singular)
a. What are you going as?
No me decido de qué me quiero disfrazar para la fiesta de Halloween. ¿Y usted? ¿De qué va?I can't decide what to dress up as for the Halloween party. How about you? What are you going as?
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(second person singular)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. Just who do you think you are?
Pero bueno ¿usted de qué va? Mejor no se meta en lo que no le importa.But just who do you think you are? Mind your own business.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(what are you on about)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. What are you talking about?
Le robaron el gol a Messi. - ¡Buah! ¿Usted de qué va? El árbitro tenía razón. Messi estaba en fuera de juego.They stole the goal from Messi. - Uffffff! What are you talking about? The referee was right. Messi was offside.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(what does it refer to)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. What is it about?
¿Viste el nuevo programa en Netflix? - No. ¿De qué va?Did you see the new show on Netflix? -No. What is it about?
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