madre mía
madre mía
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (used to express concern or surprise)
a. oh dear
Madre mía, ¡estás empapado! Entra en la casa.Oh dear, you're soaking wet! Come inside the house.
b. oh God
Madre mía, es tarde. Debería acostarme.Oh God, it's late. I should go to bed.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
2. (used to refer to one's mother)
a. mother of mine
Madre mía, por favor perdóname por ser un mal hijo.Mother of mine, please forgive me for being a bad son.
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