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American English is famous for responding to thanks with an acknowledgment that something indeed was done: "You're welcome" (yes, I did you a favor, and I accept your thanks). Virtually all other European language respond to thanks with a denial that anything significant was done: "de nada," "It was nothing," "de rien," "det var ingenting," etc. "You're ...
Alternativas más coloquiales: Me largo Me abro Me las piro (me las piro, vampiro) Si vas a irte y tienes mucha prisa: Salgo pitando Me voy zumbando Me voy cagando leches (muy vulgar) Ya me he ido Si vas a abandonar un grupo por cansancio, o desagrado ante alguna situación: Ahí os quedáis
A couple of ways comes to mind: Estoy por irme (I'm about to go) Voy saliendo (I'm walking out) Me estoy yendo (I'm leaving) It depends on what country you are, which expression is used most commonly. About the verb "Marchar", as MikMik said, it does not have the meaning of walking in formation when used in a reflexive way.
In English we say: No Problem It was nothing Don't mention it Don't worry about it All as very casual responses to "Thank you" In Spanish I would use "de nada" in the same environment. With friends / family, etc.. If I were entering a classy restaurant and held the door for someone who responded with "muchos Gracias" then I would reply ...
I live in Los Angeles, USA. My neighbours are mostly older latina/chicana women, they greet me with "buena" all of the time. It's definitely a shortened, informal greeting that replaces 'buenas tardes' and 'buenas noches'. That being said, in the morning, they do (always) use 'Buenos Dias'. I usually respond with "buena" as well. It doesn't seem to be ...
Actually, ¿bueno? is used mostly in México and it doesn't originally represents a greeting or a hello. Around 1800 the telephone first came to México but the service quality was very poor. When somebody tried to call to another person then the operator person would have to connect that call, as the system was very poor then the operator person had to do some ...
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