¿Este uso coloquial del gerundio es de España solamente o lo usan igual en otros países también?

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¿Este uso coloquial del gerundio es de España solamente o lo usan igual en otros países también?

Hi all, 

This is an interesting usage that I haven't come across before. Is it only used in Spain, or elsewhere as well? Especially the last example of giving a command in a threatening tone or in no uncertain terms,- "Ya estás largándote'.. 

I know that in Chile for example, when someone is telling someone to leave, (say, at the end of an argument or unpleasant discussion, especially when they want a person to leave the room/house), it's very common to say "Ya, ¡partiste!" in the preterite.  "You left already'', hahaha, I love it!

Asked 2 months ago

¿Este uso coloquial del gerundio es de España solamente o lo usan igual en otros países también?

Hi all, 

This is an interesting usage that I haven't come across before. Is it only used in Spain, or elsewhere as well? Especially the last example of giving a command in a threatening tone or in no uncertain terms,- "Ya estás largándote'.. 

I know that in Chile for example, when someone is telling someone to leave, (say, at the end of an argument or unpleasant discussion, especially when they want a person to leave the room/house), it's very common to say "Ya, ¡partiste!" in the preterite.  "You left already'', hahaha, I love it!

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