dijo que sí

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dijo que sí
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (third person singular)
a. he said yes (masculine)
¿Qué dijo papá cuando le pediste prestado el carro? - Dijo que sí.What did Dad say when you asked if you could borrow his car? - He said yes.
b. she said yes (feminine)
Le pregunté a mamá si nos dejaba ir a la fiesta, y dijo que sí.I asked Mom if she'd let us go to the party, and she said yes.
c. said yes
Isabel dijo que sí, así que nos casamos dentro de un mes.Isabel said yes, so we'll marry in one month.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Les pregunté a Javier y a Ana si salían juntos, y él dijo que sí y ella dijo que no.I asked Javier and Ana whether they were going out together, and he said they were and she said they weren't.
Le pedimos a la presidenta que apoyara nuestro proyecto y dijo que sí.We asked the president to support our project and she said she will.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(second person singular)
a. you said yes
Estoy seguro de que le pregunté si quería azúcar en el café y dijo que sí. - Eso es imposible porque nunca tomo azúcar.I'm sure I asked you whether you wanted sugar in your coffee and you said yes. - That's impossible because I never have sugar.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Le pregunté antes si había ordenado su cuarto y dijo que sí, pero no es verdad. - Bueno, porque pensaba hacerlo más tarde.I asked you before whether you'd tidied up your room, and you said you had, but it's not true. - Well, because I was thinking of doing it later.
Me preguntaron que si lo haría, y yo dije que sí. - Pues si dijo que sí, tendrá que hacerlo.They asked me whether I'd do it, and I said I would. - Well, if you said you would, you'll have to do it.
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