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    Quote Originally Posted by Julio Jaubert
    The phrase is "O sea". It's a pet phrase and it means "I mean...".
    hi,
    I was wondering if you could translate for me...my friend who usually does is unavailable for a few days. Please let me know. Here is the message that I need translated to english: (I understand part of it but a few words do not come thru the translator that I am using) Thanks for your help.

    Si Deb
    Yo he contestado tus correos, pero tampoco tuve contestacion
    Te decia que posiblemente acepte tu propuesta de enviarme a tu machito para la campana aca....y pago el viaje a cambio de la lechigada.
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    this is a strange text if we don't know the context. I assume and I may be totally wrong that it has to do with pigs, horses??? what kind of animal, you must know!!!
    anyway...this is my try!

    Yes Deb. I have replied to your emails but didn't get a reply either. I was telling you that I may accept your proposal of sending me the ____ (a male horse, a pig, an animal ) here and I pay for the trip in exchange for the litter.
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    I agree that "O sea" could be used to mean "in other words." I have noticed that people (specifically Spaniards and Puertoricans) tend to pause slightly when they say it, as if they are searching quickly for a different way to explain something. Hope this is helpful!

    Un saludo

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    i say osea all the time and when i say it i mean "so like..."

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    Default Re: Que significa "Osea..."

    Quote Originally Posted by Julio Jaubert
    Pet phrase is a phrase somebody repeats almost always in all the sentences. I think it isn't the exact translation but is the closest idea to "muletilla" in Spanish, like "Ehhh..." or "Esteeee...", or in the last years "...güe!"

    For example:
    Oye güe, ¿ya viste la película güe? ¡Está muy buena güe!

    "Güe" is completely innecesary, it doesn't have a meaning in the phrase, and I can say the same about "osea".

    I hope it helps.
    I think that what you mean by "pet phrase" is called technically as a HEDGE.

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    I think it has something to do with "bones".

    Regards,

    FAB

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