An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(used to ask for silence)
a. Keep quiet!
¡Mutis! Si hablas no podré concentrarme.Keep quiet! If you talk I won't be able to concentrate.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (theater)
a. exit
hacer mutisto exit
2. (fig)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
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(Teat) exit
¡mutis! sh!; tú mutis you keep quiet
tú mutis, deja que hablen ellos
hacer mutis (Teat) (retirarse) to exit; to say nothing; keep quiet
hacer mutis por el foro to make o.s. scarce (familiar)
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