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pues / then
pues   -conjunction
1. (con valor consecutivo)   then
·--tengo sueño --¡pues vete a la cama!
·"I'masculine tired" -- "then go to bed!"
·llegó, pues, con dos horas de retraso
·so he arrived two hours late
·¿no vas con ella, pues?
·aren't you going with her after all?
2. (con valor enfático)   well
·pues no voy
·well I'masculine not going
·pues, como te iba contando ...
·well, as I was saying ...
·¡pues no lo sabía!
·well, I didn't know!
·¡pues claro!
·yes, of course!
·pues nouní
·well, yes
(=naturalmente)   certainly
·pues no
·well, no
(=de ningúnoun modo)   not at all
·¡pues qué!
·come now!,   what else did you expect!
3. (indicando duda)
·pues, no nouné
·well, I don't know
4. formal usage
(con valor causal)   since,   for
·cómpralo, pues lo necesitas
·buy it, since you need it
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