pues

pues(
pwehs
)
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
conjunction
1. (indicating a solution)
a. then
Estoy cansado. - Pues vete a dormir.I am tired. - Go to sleep then.
No sé que decirte, pues. I don't know what to tell you, then.
2. (emphatic)
a. well
Pues ve acostumbrándote.Well, get used to it.
3. (indicating cause)
a. since
No podía jugar, pues tenía que limpiar su habitación.She couldn't play since she had to clean her room.
b. because
No puedo venir a la fiesta, pues tengo que hacer muchos deberes. I can't come to the party because I have lots of homework to do.
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pues
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
conjunction
1. (dado que)
a. since, as
2. (por lo tanto)
a. therefore, so
creo, pues, que…so, I think that…
3. (así que)
a. so
querías verlo, pues ahí estáyou wanted to see it, so here it is
4. (enfático)
a.
¡pues ya está!well, that's it!
¡pues claro!but of course!
¡pues vaya amigo que tienes!some friend he is!
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pues
conjunction
1 (con valor consecutivo) then
—tengo sueño —¡pues vete a la cama! "I'm tired" — "then go to bed!"; llegó, pues, con dos horas de retraso so he arrived two hours late; ¿no vas con ella, pues? aren't you going with her after all?
2 (con valor enfático) well
pues no voy well I'm not going; pues, como te iba contando ... well, as I was saying ...; ¡pues no lo sabía! well, I didn't know!; ¡pues claro! yes, of course!; pues sí well, yes; (naturalmente) certainly; pues no well, no; (de ningún modo) not at all; ¡pues qué! come now!; what else did you expect!
3 (indicando duda)
pues, no sé well, I don't know
4 (con valor causal) since; for
cómpralo, pues lo necesitas buy it, since you need it
nos marchamos, pues no había más remedio
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