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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (I simply)
a. I only
Ahora mismo estoy muy ocupada y no puedo hablar. - Yo solo llamaba para decirte que saldré tarde del trabajo.Right now I'm very busy and can't talk. - I was only calling to let you know I'll finish work late.
b. I just
Hijo, yo solo quiero lo mejor para ti.Son, I just want the best for you.
2. (I unaccompanied or without help)
a. on my own
¿Vas con alguien de vacaciones? - No, yo solo.Are you going on vacation with someone? - No, on my own.
no direct translation
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
¿Con quién vives? - Vivo yo solo.Who do you live with? - I live alone.
¿Quién te ayudó a hacerlo? - Lo hice yo solo.Who helped you do it? - I did it by myself.
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