quiere decir

quiere decir(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (wants to communicate; third person singular)
a. he wants to say (masculine)
Nunca quiere decir lo que le pasa.He never wants to say what the matter with him is.
b. she wants to say (feminine)
¿Qué le pasa a Julia? - Creo que quiere decir que lo siente pero está buscando el momento.What's the matter with Julia? - I think she wants to say she's sorry but she's waiting for the right moment.
c. wants to say
Víctor quiere decir que no está de acuerdo con lo que pasó.Victor wants to say that he doesn't agree with what happened.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(want to communicate; second person singular)
a. you want to say
Si quiere decir algo, ahora es el momento.If you want to say something, now's the time.
3. (wants to express; third person singular)
a. he means (masculine)
Es obvio lo que quiere decir; que te perdona.It's obvious what he means; he forgives you.
b. she means (feminine)
¿Tú sabes lo que quiere decir con eso?Do you know what she means by that?
c. means
Lo que quiere decir tu padre es que tienes que ayudar en casa más para ganarte la paga.What your dad means is that you have to help out at home more to earn your allowance.
4.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(want to express; second person singular)
a. you mean
No entiendo bien lo que quiere decir.I'm not sure what you mean.
5. (signifies; third person singular)
a. means
"Hola" quiere decir "hello" en español."Hola" means "hello" in Spanish.
6. (implies; third person singular)
a. means
Esto quiere decir que tendremos que buscar un préstamo.This means we'll need to take out a loan.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(in negatives)
No puedo dejarte dinero pero no quiere decir que no te ayude de otra manera.I can't lend you money but that doesn't mean I won't help you some other way.
Eso no quiere decir que no nos importa.That doesn't mean we don't care.
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