shoo
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shoo(
shu
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (used to drive a person or animal away)
a. fuera
I don't want you getting in the way. Go on, shoo!No quiero que estorbes. Vete, ¡fuera!
b. zape
Shoo, doggy! You're not having my sandwich.¡Zape, perrito! No vas a comer mi sándwich.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to drive away; used with "away" or "off")
a. ahuyentar
The old man used to come out brandishing his stick to shoo the children away.El viejo solía salir blandiendo su bastón para ahuyentar a los niños.
b. espantar
I went out to shoo off the squirrels on the bird feeder.Salí a espantar las ardillas que estaban en el comedero para pájaros.
3. (to force to leave; used with "out")
a. echar
Ella shooed the children out of the house, telling them to go and play.Ella echó a los niños de casa, diciéndoles que fueran a jugar,
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shoo
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
shoo!¡fuera!
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shoo [ʃuː]
interjection
¡fuera!; ¡zape!; ¡ándale!; (Méx)
transitive verb
(also shoo away) (also shoo off) ahuyentar; espantar
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¡Sho!
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¡Sho!(
shoh
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(used to demand silence)
Regionalism used in Guatemala
(Guatemala)
a. Shh!
¡Sho, trompudo! Sos muy grande para armar la gorda por una babosada así.Shh, grumpy! You're too old to make a fuss over such a silly thing.
¡Sho! ¡Ya cállense todos! Si siguen con su escándalo, los vecinos van a llamar a la chonta.Shh! Everybody be quiet! If you keep up that racket, the neighbors will call the cops.
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