ya pues

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ya pues(
yah
 
pwehs
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (enough is enough)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. that's enough
¡Eres un idiota y un mentiroso! - ¡Ya pues! Cálmate y deja de insultarme.You're an idiot and a liar! - That's enough! Calm down and stop insulting me.
2. (okay then)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. all right then
Me tengo que ir. - Ya pues. Te llamo luego.I have to go. - All right then. I'll call you later.
b. OK then
Yo prefiero quedar a las seis. - Ya pues. Te veo a las seis delante del café.I prefer to meet at six. - OK then. See you at six outside the café.
c. right then
Yo no pienso hacerlo. - Ya pues. Lo haré yo.I'm not doing it. - Right then. I'll do it.
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(for that reason)
a. then
Estamos todos aquí y podemos ya pues proceder a la votación.We're all here and can then proceed to the vote.
b. therefore
Se ha convertido en un tema tabú, y hablar de ello es, ya pues, algo impensable.It's become taboo, and to talk about it is, therefore, unthinkable.
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