[ vah-mohs ]
/ ˈvɑ moʊs /
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let’s go! (used as an exclamation of encouragement or exhortation): Vamos, amigos!
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Origin of vamos
First recorded in 1855–60; from Portuguese and Spanish, from Latin vādere “to go, walk,” used as the first-person plural present and affirmative imperative forms of ir “to go”
Words nearby vamos
valvule, valvulitis, valvulotomy, vambrace, vamoose, vamos, vamose, vamp, vamphorn, vampire, vampire bat
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How to use vamos in a sentence
This courageous act earned him a late-night knock on the door with orders for Serna to vamos from Cuba.Obama’s One Hand Clap With Castro|Doug McIntyre|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He pointed to a clump of rocky boulders that lay isolated near one side of the plain—‘let us get there, comrade—vamos!’The Hunters' Feast|Mayne Reid
If the defiance be accepted, Vamos alla is the answer—Lets go to it.Gatherings From Spain|Richard Ford
Vamos Inglesito,” shouted Sevilla, in a voice of thunder; “answer the monró in the crabbed Gitano.The Bible in Spain|George Borrow
Vamos en su busca; que ella decida con libre albedro cul ha de ser el dichoso, cul el infeliz.Legends, Tales and Poems|Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
Emelina—pero pronto, vamos pronto, a comer en casa, de modo que ya estn ustedes all antes del bautismo.Heath's Modern Language Series: The Spanish American Reader|Ernesto Nelson