pero qué dices

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pero qué dices(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(used to ask how you say something; second person singular)
a. but what do you say
Sé que eso es lo que dices en alemán cuando quieres disculparte, ¿pero qué dices cuando quieres dar las gracias?I know that's what you say in German when you want to apologize, but what do you say when you want to thank someone?
2.
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(used to express disagreement; second person singular)
a. but what are you talking about
Llegaremos allí sobre las nueve. - ¿Pero qué dices? No llegaremos hasta las diez como muy pronto.We'll get there by nine. - But what are you talking about? We won't get there until ten at the earliest.
3.
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(used to ask for an opinion; second person singular)
a. but what do you think
Estoy de acuerdo contigo en que es muy precipitado convocar una reunión para el martes, ¿pero qué dices si la convocamos para el viernes?I agree with you that it's too hasty to call a meeting for Tuesday, but what do you think about calling it for Friday?
b. but what do you say
Sé que no te gustó su anterior novela, ¿pero qué dices de la nueva?I know you didn't like his previous novel, but what do you say about the new one?
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