vamos a comer

vamos a comer(
bah
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mohs
 
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koh
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mehr
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (we'll be having the midday meal)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. we'll be having lunch
El sábado vamos a comer a un restaurante Chino.We'll be having lunch at a Chinese restaurant on Saturday.
b. we're going to have lunch
Son ya las dos. Vamos a comer tardísimo.It's already two o'clock. We're going to have a very late lunch.
c. we're about to start eating lunch
Niños, sentaos a la mesa, que vamos a comer.Children, please sit at the table. We're about to start eating lunch.
2. (let us have the midday meal)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. let's have lunch
Vamos a comer fuera de casa. No tengo ganas de cocinar.Let's have lunch out. I don't feel like cooking.
3. (we'll be having for the midday meal)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. we'll be having for lunch
Hoy vamos a comer la carne y mañana el pescado.We'll be having the meat for lunch today and the fish tomorrow.
4. (we'll be having the evening meal)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. we'll be having dinner
Acuérdate de que esta noche vamos a comer a casa de mis padres.Don't forget that we'll be having dinner at my parents' tonight.
b. we're going to have dinner
Tengo que llamar a la baby-sitter porque, en nuestro aniversario, nos vamos a comer por ahí.I've got to call the baby-sitter because, on our anniversary, we're going to have dinner out.
c. we're about to start eating dinner
Todo el mundo a lavarse las manos, que vamos a comer.Everyone, wash your hands. We're about to start eating dinner.
5. (let us have the evening meal)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. let's have dinner
Vamos a comer en la terraza. Hace una noche muy agradable.Let's have dinner on the terrace. It's a very pleasant evening.
6. (we'll be having for the evening meal)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. we'll be having for dinner
Vamos a comer lo que sobró del mediodía.We'll be having the leftovers from lunch for dinner.
7. (we're going to eat)
a. we'll be eating
Para merendar vamos a comer solo unas galletas. Algo que no les quite el hambre a los niños.We'll be just eating some cookies at tea time. Something that doesn't make the children lose their appetite.
8. (let us eat)
a. let's eat
Vamos a comer ese melón ahora, que si no se estropea.Let's eat that melon now; otherwise it'll go off.
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