yo paso

yo paso(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (I go across)
a. I cross
Yo siempre paso la calle por el semáforo. - Yo también.I always cross the road at the traffic light. - Me too.
2. (I occupy my time)
a. I spend
Debido a mi trabajo, yo paso horas sentada delante de la computadora.Due to my work, I spend hours sitting in front of the computer.
3. (I suffer)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Esta casa no tiene aire acondicionado, y yo paso mucho calor en verano.This house doesn't have air-conditioning, and I get very hot in the summer.
Cuando almorzamos tan tarde, yo paso mucha hambre.When we have lunch so late, I get very hungry.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(used to express indifference)
a. it's not my problem
¿Le vas a ayudar? - No, yo paso. Él se metió en ese lío solo y tendrá que salir solo.Are you going to help him? - No, it's not my problem. He got into that mess alone and will have to get out of it alone.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(used to reject an offer)
a. I'll give it a miss
¿Quieres ver la película con nosotros? - No, yo paso, estoy muy cansado.Do you want to watch the movie with us? - No, I'll give it a miss. I'm very tired.
b. count me out
Vamos a hacerle un regalo entre todos. - Yo paso, él nunca me regaló nada a mí.We're all going to chip in to buy him a present. - Count me out. He never gave anything to me.
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