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shoo

Pronunciation: /ʃuː/

Translation of shoo in Spanish:

exclamation/interjección

  • ¡fuera!, ¡zape!, ¡úscale! (Mexico/México)

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (shoos, shooing, shooed)

  • I shooed the birds off o away espanté or ahuyenté a los pájaros she shooed the cats off the sofa echó a los gatos del sofá I shooed the children into the house hice entrar a los niños en la casa

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