There are 5 translations of que in English:

que1

conj

  • 1 (en oraciones sustantivas) 1.1 (introduciendo un complemento)que + indicativo/indicative ¿puede demostrar que estuvo allí? can you prove (that) you were there? creemos que esta es la única solución viable we believe that this is the only viable solution, we believe this to be the only viable solution estoy seguro de que vendrá I'm sure she'll come ¿cuántos años crees que tiene? how old do you think she is? me preguntó que quién era yo he asked me who I was dice Javier que dónde está la tijera Javier wants to know where the scissors are, Javier says where are the scissors? [familiar/colloquial] lo raro que lo pronuncia the strange way he pronounces itque + subjuntivo/subjunctive quiero que vengas I want you to come lamento que no puedas quedarte I'm sorry (that) you can't stay dice que apagues la luz he says you're to turn the light off que yo sepa aún no han llegado as far as I know they still haven't arrived ve a que te ayude tu padre go and get your father to help you 1.2 (introduciendo el sujeto)que + indicativo/indicative está claro que no te gusta it's obvious that you don't like it, you obviously don't like it eso de que estaba enfermo es mentira [familiar/colloquial] this business about him being ill is a lieque + subjuntivo/subjunctive (el) que sea el jefe no significa … the fact that he's the boss doesn't mean …, just because he's the boss doesn't mean … lo más importante es que quede claro the most important thing is for it to be clear o/or is that it should be clear sería una pena que no pudieses venir it would be a pity if you couldn't come 1.3es que, es que hoy no voy a poder the thing is o/or I'm afraid (that) I won't be able to today me gustaría ir, pero es que no tengo dinero I'd like to go, the trouble is I don't have any money pero ¿es que eres sordo? are you deaf or something?
  • 2 (con elipsis del verbo o complemento) 2.1 (en expresiones de deseo, advertencia) ¡que te mejores! I hope you feel better soon ¡que se diviertan! have a good time! por mí que se muera he can drop dead for all I care y que no tenga que repetírtelo and I don't want to have to tell you again 2.2 (en expresiones de mandato) ¡que te calles! shut up! [familiar/colloquial] ¡que pase el siguiente! next please! 2.3 (en expresiones de concesión, permiso) si quiere, que se quede let him stay if he wants to, he can stay if he wants to 2.4 (en expresiones de sorpresa) ¿que se casa? she's getting married? ¿cómo que no vas a ir? what do you mean, you're not going? 2.5 (en expresiones de indignación) ¡que tengamos que aguantarle esto! to think we have to put up with this from him!
  • 3 (uso enfático) 3.1 (reafirmando algo) ¡que no, que no voy! no, I tell you, I'm not going!, no! I'm not going! ¡que sueltes, te digo! I said, let go! 3.2 (respondiendo a una pregunta) ¿que dónde estaba? pues aquí, no me he movido de casa where was I? right here, I haven't left the house ¿que qué hago yo aquí? ¡pero si esta es mi casa! what do you mean, what am I doing here? this is my house! 3.3 (indicando persistencia) estuvimos todo el día corre que te corre we spent the whole day rushing around
  • 5 (en comparaciones) su casa es más grande que la mía his house is bigger than mine tengo la misma edad que tú I'm the same age as you quiera que no, deberá reconocerlo like it or not, he'll have to accept it, he'll have to accept it, whether he likes it o not
  • 7 [arcaico/archaic] (expresando contraste) justicia pido, que no favores I ask for justice, not for favors

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There are 5 translations of que in English:

que2

pron

  • 1 (refiriéndose a personas) 1.1 (sujeto) who los que estén cansados, que esperen aquí those who are tired o/or anyone who's tired, wait here los niños, que estaban cansados, se quedaron the children, who were tired, stayed behind no conozco a nadie que tenga piscina I don't know anyone who has a swimming pool el hombre que está sentado en la arena the man (who's) sitting on the sand esa es Cecilia, la que acaba de entrar that's Cecilia, the one who's just come in todo el que no esté de acuerdo, que lo diga anyone who disagrees should say so, if anyone disagrees, please say so aquí la que manda es mi madre my mother's the one who gives the orders here 1.2 (complemento) todas las chicas que entrevistamos all the girls (that o/or who) we interviewed, all the girls whom we interviewed [formal] es el único al que no le han pagado he's the only one who hasn't been paid la sentaron al lado de Rodrigo, al que detestaba they sat her next to Rodrigo who o/or [formal] whom she hated el paciente del que te hablé the patient (that o/or who) I spoke to you about
  • 2 (refiriéndose a cosas, asuntos etc) 2.1 (sujeto) that, which la pieza que se rompió the part that o/or which broke eso es lo que me preocupa that's what worries me me contaron lo que pasó they told me what happened 2.2 (complemento) el disco que le regalé the record (which o/or that) I gave her tiene mucha flema, como buen inglés que es he's very phlegmatic, good Englishman that he is ¿sabes lo difícil que fue? do you know how hard it was? ver tb lo1 2, que1 3 me dormí de tan cansada que estaba I was so tired (that) I fell asleep o/or I fell asleep, I was so tired la forma en que lo dijo the way (that o/or in which) she said it el día (en) que llegaron the day (that o/or on which) they arrived la época en (la) que ocurrió the period in which it took place, the period (that) it took place in

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The CAP (Curso de Adaptación Pedagógica) is a course taken in Spain by graduates with degrees in subjects other than education, who want to teach at secondary level. Students take a CAP in a particular subject, such as mathematics, literature, etc.

There are 5 translations of que in English:

qué1

pron

  • 1 (interrogativo) 1.1 what ¿qué es eso? what's that? ¿qué hacen que no se mueven? why don't they move? ¿y qué? so what? ¿y a mí qué? what does that have to do with me?, what's that to me?, so what? ¿a qué fuiste a su casa? why did you go to her house?, what did you go to her house for? ¿a qué viene esa pregunta? why do you ask that?, what makes you ask that? ¿de qué habló? what did she talk about? ¿para qué lo quieres? what do you want it for? no sé qué le puede haber pasado I don't know what can have happened to him ¿sabes qué? mejor se lo dices tú you know what? o/or you know something? I think you'd better tell him me dijo qué sé yo qué cantidad de mentiras she told me heaven knows how many lies o/or I don't know how many lies 1.2 (al pedir que se nos repita algo) ¿qué? or [uso criticado/criticized usage] ¿lo qué? what? ¿se olvidó de traer el/la qué? she forgot to bring the what? 1.3 (en saludos) ¡hola! ¿qué tal? hello! how are you? ¿qué es de tu vida? how's life?, how's life treating you? tal3, tanto1
  • 2 (en exclamaciones) 2.1¡qué va!, ¿crees que va a llover? — ¡qué va! do you think it's going to rain? — no, of course not! o/or [familiar/colloquial] no way! es difícil ¿verdad? — ¡qué va! es facilísimo it's difficult, isn't it? — nonsense o/or rubbish! it's dead easy ¡qué va a ser abogado! hizo solo el primer año de facultad a lawyer? him? he only did one year at law school! 2.2 (qué cantidad)qué de algo ¡qué de gente hay! what a lot of people there are! ¡qué de agua ha caído! hasn't it rained heavily o/or a lot!

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There are 5 translations of que in English:

qué2

adj

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There are 5 translations of que in English:

qué3

adv

  • ¡qué inteligente eres! how clever you are!, aren't you clever! ¡qué hermosa vista! what a beautiful view! ¡qué bien (que) se está aquí! it's so nice here! ¡qué sucios tienes los zapatos! your shoes are filthy o/or are terribly dirty!

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Cultural fact of the day

The CAP (Curso de Adaptación Pedagógica) is a course taken in Spain by graduates with degrees in subjects other than education, who want to teach at secondary level. Students take a CAP in a particular subject, such as mathematics, literature, etc.