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eh

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An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
1. (used to call attention)
a. hey
¡Eh! ¡Deténte y no huyas, ladrón!Hey! Stop right there, you thief!
2. (used to fill space in a conversation)
a. eh
¿Quieres té o café? - Eh, lo que tomes tú.Do you want tea or coffee? - Eh, whatever you're drinking.
b. um
¿A qué hora tenemos que salir? - Eh, no sé. ¿Cerca de las 10?What time do we have to leave? - Um, I don't know. Around 10?
c. uh
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Cuántas cervezas compro? - Eh, tres o cuatro.How many beers should I buy? - Uh, three or four.
3. (used to express confusion)
a. eh
¿Vienes a la fiesta con Salomé? - ¿Eh? ¿Quién es Salomé?Are you coming to the party with Salome? - Eh? Who's Salome?
b. what
¿Trajiste vino? - ¿Eh? A mí me tocaba traer el postre.Did you bring wine? - What? My job was to bring dessert.
4. (used to reinforce a question or staement)
a. huh
Tú intentaste besar a mi novia, ¿eh?You tried to kiss my girlfriend, huh?
b. alright
No te acerques a mi casa, ¿eh?Stay away from my house, alright?
c. OK
Avísame si necesitas ayuda, ¿eh?Let me know if you need help, OK?
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eh
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
1. (general)
a.
¡eh!hey!
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eh
interjection
1 (llamando la atención) hey!; say!; (EEUU)
¡eh, ven aquí! hey, come here!; ¡a mí no me repliques, eh! hey, don't you answer me back!
2 (cuando no se ha entendido algo) eh?
—¿quieres venir con nosotros? —¿eh? "do you want to come with us?" — "eh?"
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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