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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
a. no, amigo
Will you buy me a beer? - No, dude. Buy your own.¿Me compras una cerveza? - No, amigo. Cómpratela por tu cuenta.
b. no, mano
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
Are you guys going to San Diego? - No, dude. We're only going as far as Los Angeles.¿Ustedes, van a San Diego? - No, mano. Vamos a parar en Los Angeles.
c. no, tío
Regionalism used in Spain
Do you want a cigarette? - No, dude. I don't smoke.¿Quieres un cigarrillo? - No, tío. No fumo.
d. no, güey
Regionalism used in Mexico
Can you give me a ride home? - No, dude. My car's full.¿Me puedes llevar a casa? - No, güey. Mi carro está lleno.
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