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"Of course"

Claro

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"Obviously" or "Naturally" in one sided phone conversations.

Claro

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Alternatives for claro:

desde luego, por supuesto

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'¿Cómo no?'

yes

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"sure"

seguro

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'conste' comes from

que conste= let the record show

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"You've promised" "That's a confirmed fact" or "I'll hold you to that"

conste

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After your friend promises to come visit you next week you say:

conste

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conste is often followed by ____ for emphasis.

Conste. ¿eh?

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"all right" or "okay". used once an agreement has been reached:

de acuerdo

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more formally, "it's a deal"

trato hecho or hecho= done.

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Pick me up at 8?

De acuerdo or hecho

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"Ain't that the truth?"

¿verdad?

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"no way"

para nada

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want to hear me play my kazoo?

para nada

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More polite way to say, para nada:

en absoluto

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"Not on your life!"

¡Que esperanzas!

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"you must be dreaming"

que esperanzas

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a more impolite way to say 'que esperanzas'

en tus sueños

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variants of "en tus sueños."

ni en sueños y ni soñarlo

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"you're nuts"

estás loco

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more natural to say 'estás loco'

estás como loco

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"you ought to have your head examined"

estás como operado

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"no way" literally "not even if I were crazy (would I do such-and-such"

ni loco

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"enough already!"

ya basta

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said with a laugh, it means: "no, don't go on." "That's too much." or "get out of here."

ya basta

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stronger than "no", more like "forget it." or "that's out of the question."

¡Eso sí que no!

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Use fruits to say "no!"

¡Naranjas! ¡Mangos!

also, ¡Naranjas de la China!

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Other way to say 'no.' To use with a "hook-em-horns" gesture to indicate cuckoldry:

¡Cuernos!

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Like en serio but slangier and indicates more surprise: ¡No way!

¡N'ombre!

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"Imagine" or "Imagine that" but suggest stronger surprise.

¡Imaginese! (it's pretty formal)

imaginate

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Use when your elders (like abuelita) are describing shocking things kids are doing:

¡imaginese! abuela

imaginate

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"goodness gracious!" "good lord!"

¡Que barbaridad!

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"what madness!"

¡qué locura!

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"that's too much" or "last straw" situations

es el como

in response, 'freak cut off his ear'

'my son forgot to call on my birthday'

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in response to unexpected good news:

qué increíble

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in response to bad news:

¡qué caray!