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jo

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jo(
hoh
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(used to express surprise or irritation)
Regionalism used in Panama
(Panama)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. jeez
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¡Jo, Julián! ¿De verdad te comiste todo lo que quedaba de la lasaña? - ¿Qué? Te dije que tenía hambre.Jeez, Julian! Did you really eat all of what was left of the lasagna? - What? I told you I was hungry.
b. damn
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
¡Jo! ¡Ese tipo sí que es rápido! - Sí. Es el delantero más rápido de la liga.Damn! That guy really is fast! - Yeah. He's the fastest forward in the league.
c. wow
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Jo! ¡Ese es el pastel de bodas más grande que he visto en mi vida!Wow! That's the biggest wedding cake I've ever seen in my life!
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(used to express disbelief)
Regionalism used in Panama
(Panama)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. oh, please
Cuando vivía en Hollywood, solía salir con muchas actrices famosas. - ¡Jo! No te creo.When I lived in Hollywood, I used to go out with a lot of famous actresses. - Oh, please! I don't believe you.
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jo
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
1. (fam euf)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a.
¡jo!sugar!
¡jo, mamá, yo quiero ir!but mum, I want to go!
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jo
interjection
(para expresar disgusto) oh!; aw!; (para expresar sorpresa) wow!; blimey! (familiar); jeez! (familiar); (EEUU)
jo, mamá, yo no quiero comer ¡jo, déjame en paz! jo, otra vez se ha estropeado la tele!
¡jo, otra vez! oh no, not again!; aw no, not again!
¡jo, qué tarde es! ¡jo, qué suerte!
¡jo, jo! (al reír) ho ho!; ha ha!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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