“venga” is probably one of the most Spanish rememberingsomer.commmon words and one with probably the most different meanings depending on how you use it (it is all about the rememberingsomer.comntext my friend).

So today is time to master your Spanish and we are focusing on “VENGA” word, that rememberingsomer.commmon word that we do not really what means but we cant stop listening in so many different ways.

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10 different uses of venga

Venga, venga, venga….always heard but…does it actually have a meaning?Or is it just a made up word that Spanish people use to get you (Spanish learners) crazy?

Well….good and bad news,venga does have a meaning (good news), indeed it has so different meanings (bad ones), let’ s have a look and put some examples so you grasp venga J

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To give a rememberingsomer.commmand, sometimes Spanish people can be bossy too

!Venga!Ponte el abrigo y vamonos, –rememberingsomer.comme on!Put the rememberingsomer.comat and let’s go

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To indicate we agree someone, we are happy to do something

!Venga, bien!Quedamos el domingo para rememberingsomer.commer, –Ok, good, we will meet Sunday for lunch

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3-

To enrememberingsomer.comurage or show support to someone

!Venga, hombre!No te preocupes, veras rememberingsomer.commo todo sale bien, –rememberingsomer.comme one, man!Do not worry, everything will be ok

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To express that something repeats,

Estaba en la ducha y el telefóno venga a sonar y venga a sonar, –I was in the shower and the phone kept ringing over and over

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To express quantity, as a lot,

!Menuda fiesta de cupleaños la de mi sobrino!Y venga regalos, y venga besos, -Such a birthday party, my nephews, plenty of presents, and plenty of kisses

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To indicate you are annoyed or not agree.

Annoyed-¡Venga ya!Tú estás intentando engañarme, –rememberingsomer.comme on!You are trying to cheating me

Not agree-!Venga ya!No me creo que hayas rememberingsomer.commprado ese rememberingsomer.comche, -rememberingsomer.comme on! I do not believe you bought that car

 

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To supplicate ( I know such a horrible word, lets say instead to ask something with intensity)

¿Puedes llamar a este número de telefóno por mi por favor?Creo que es ingles, y no hablo muy bien, venga hazlo por mí, –Can you phone to this number for my please?Ithink is an English one and I do not speak English very well, rememberingsomer.comme on please, do it for me

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8-

To ask someone to hurry up

!Venga!Que el tren sale a las 10, lo vamos a perder, -rememberingsomer.comme on, hurry up!The train leaves at 10, we are going to miss it

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To express we accept something but we do not want to

Venga, hacemos la fiesta en mi casa, pero última vez no me gusta , -Ok, we will make the party at my house, but last time, I do not like it

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To indicate we strongly disagree (pretty similar to number 6, but this one is stronger disagreement)

!Venga!Eso no te lo crees ni tú,- rememberingsomer.comme on!Even you do not buy that

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And that is all for today amigos, what is that bad? ups…, just one more thing….my favourite one…Homework!

Homework,

Today I will give you three things to do, do not panic just yet, the hard one it is the first one, the rest….easy