for why
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for why(
fawr
 
way
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (the reason for which)
a. por qué
They didn't give us an explanation for why they left.No nos dieron ninguna explicación de por qué se fueron.
2.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(for what reason)
a. por qué
Pedro blew me off again, and you know for why? To hang out with that girl he just met.Pedro me dejó plantado otra vez, ¿y sabes por qué? Para estar con la chica esa que acaba de conocer.
b. y eso
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I don't want to go in the pool. - For why? The water is so nice!No me quiero tirar a la piscina. - ¿Y eso? ¡El agua está muy bien!
c. qué onda
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
No puedo ir al concierto. Voy a la casa de Derek. - For why?I can't go to the concert. I'm going to Derek's house. - ¿Qué onda?
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