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sí, yo sé
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
a. yes, I can
¿Alguien sabe hablar español? - Sí, yo sé.Can anyone speak Spanish? - Yes, I can.
b. yes, I know how
Yo sé coser. ¿Y tú? - Sí, yo sé coser también.I know how to sew. And you? - Yes, I know how to sew as well.
c. yes, I know
Sí, yo sé que estás triste, pero no sé por qué. ¿Me lo quieres decir?Yes, I know that you're sad, but I don't know why. Will you tell me?
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¿Alguno de ustedes sabe jugar a bridge? - Sí, yo sé.Does any of you know how to play bridge? - Yes, I do.
¿Alguien sabe sumar? - Sí, yo sé.Does anyone know how to add up? - Yes, I do.
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