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16:32 Aug 23, 2000
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: bueno
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Summary of answers provided
na"Hello" when answering the phone - "good" for anything else.Megdalina
naGood/wellHernando Soto
nagood; hello (telephone)Robert Anderson


  

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57 mins
good; hello (telephone)


Explanation:
The basic meaning is "good" from Latin bonum (accusative case)
It means "hello" when answering the phone in Mexico & a few other places.
It can have various meanings, depending on context.
"Está bueno" (meaning está bien) = O.K., fine, etc.
"Está bueno" = he's a hunk. Something a woman could say, although they don't say it very often.
Introducing a phrase or sentence, it can mean "Well,..."
Etc., Etc.

Robert Anderson
Local time: 17:42
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 229

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1 hr
Good/well


Explanation:
Examples: This juice is good!=¡Este jugo está bueno!
That's a good girl! = ¡Así es una niña buena!
Well, I'll have one! = Bueno, ¡me tomaré uno!
Hope it helps. Good luck!

Hernando Soto
United States
Local time: 19:42

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7 hrs
"Hello" when answering the phone - "good" for anything else.


Explanation:
Hope this helps! Goog luck!

Megdalina
PRO pts in pair: 79

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