no vale

no vale(
noh
 
bah
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leh
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (it doesn't have a value)
a. it's not worth
Esta moneda también es muy antigua, ¿no? - Sí, pero no vale tanto como la otra.This coin is very old too, isn't it? - Yes, but it's not worth as much as the other one.
b. isn't worth
Ese cuadro no vale mucho. Es de un pintor de segunda fila.That painting isn't worth much. It's by a second rate painter.
2. (it doesn't have a price)
a. It doesn't cost
No vale mucho teniendo en cuenta que es de muy buena calidad.It doesn't cost much, considering that it's of very good quality.
b. doesn't cost
El libro no vale $20, vale $25.The book doesn't cost $20. It costs $25.
3. (it's no use)
a. it's no good
¿Tienes tarjeta sanitaria? - Sí, pero no vale en Madrid, solo se puede usar en Andalucía.Do you have a health card? - Yes, but it's no good in Madrid. You can only use it in Andalusia.
b. is no good
Esta visa no vale. Está caducada.This visa is no good. It's expired.
4. (it's not permitted)
a. that's not allowed
¡No vale! ¡Estás haciendo trampa!That's not allowed! You're cheating!
b. isn't allowed
En este juego, no vale pisar esa línea.Stepping on that line isn't allowed in this game.
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