gotcha
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gotcha(
ga
-
chuh
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(I understand)
a. entendido
Stay right here, okay? - Gotcha.Quédate aquí y no te muevas, ¿de acuerdo? - Entendido.
b. de acuerdo
It's time to leave now. We gotta get back. - Gotcha.Tenemos que irnos ya. Hay que volver. - De acuerdo.
c. vale
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Stop calling me Eddie. My name's Edward. - Gotcha dude!Deja de llamarme Edu. Me llamo Eduardo. - ¡Vale, tío!
d. lo pillo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I don't think we can afford a new house, not the way things are at work, you know. - All right, gotcha.No creo que podamos permitirnos una casa nueva, no tal y como están las cosas en el trabajo, ¿sabes?. - Ya. Lo pillo.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(I caught you)
a. te pillé
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Gotcha, Charlie! Stop running, you idiot!¡Te pillé, Charlie! ¡Deja de correr, idiota!
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(unexpected problem)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la trampa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The contract was full of gotchas.El contrato estaba lleno de trampas.
b. la pega
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The new version of the videogame has a few gotchas.La nueva versión del videojuego tiene unas cuantas pegas.
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