que se llama
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que se llama(
keh
 
seh
 
yah
-
mah
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (that's known as)
a. that's called
Se trata de un instrumento que se llama manómetro, y sirve para medir la presión.This is an instrument that's called manometer, and is used to gauge the pressure.
b. whose name is
Yo tengo un amigo que se llama Filiberto. Era el nombre de su abuelo.I have a friend whose name is Filiberto. It was his grandfather's name.
c. who's called (person)
Su hermana, que se llama Ester, venía también a nuestro colegio. ¿No te acuerdas de ella?His sister, who's called Ester, also came to our school. Don't you remember her?
d. which is called (thing)
Esta montaña, que se llama montaña de Tindaya, era sagrada para los nativos de la isla de Fuerteventura.This mountain, which is called Tindaya Mountain, was sacred for the natives of the island of Fuerteventura.
2. (used for emphasis)
a. what I call
Le ha tocado dos veces la lotería. - Eso es lo que se llama tener buena suerte, y lo demás son cuentos.She's won the lottery three times. - That's what I call good luck, and everything else pales into insignificance beside it.
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