how unfortunate
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how unfortunate(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (extent to which someone or something is unfortunate)
a. lo desafortunado
I don't need to tell you how unfortunate the situation is. I think you know.No necesito decirte lo desafortunado de la situación. Creo que lo sabes.
b. qué desafortunado
How unfortunate for Maria. She can't even take a break.Qué desafortunado para María. Ni siquiera puede tomar un descanso.
c. qué lástima
How unfortunate that Mary's kids couldn't come to her party.Qué lástima que los hijos de Mary no pudieran venir a su fiesta.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
2. (expressing empathy)
a. qué desafortunado
How unfortunate! I will not be able to see you before you leave.¡Qué desafortunado! No podré verte antes de que te vayas.
b. qué mala suerte
Lucy lost her purse? How unfortunate!¿Lucy perdió su cartera? ¡Qué mala suerte!
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