In Nicaragua, the phrase "dale pues" is very frequently used. What does the phrase mean, and in what contexts can it be used?
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Being from Nicaragua that means that you agree to do something, use something or agree with someone (sometimes after a discussion when someone has convinced you). A common example:
Question: Quieres ir al cine? (would you like to see a movie) answer: dale pues.. (ok)
Nicaraguans tend not to pronounce the (s) so you might only hear: dale pue... Also another way to say "dale pues" is "va pues" where sometimes you can hear it "va pue"
All of this is also applicable in Panama, in addition to Nicaragua.
It means let's do it and is commonly used before you are going to use or do something.
It's like saying, "Ok then, do it". It's a goading phrase as well. My wife says it to me all the time, especially when she's not happy.