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"Can I have some water?" is a phrase which is often translated as "¿Me das un poco de agua?", and "please" is an interjection which is often translated as "por favor". Learn more about the difference between "Can I have some water?" and "please" below.
Can I have some water?
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. ¿Me das un poco de agua?
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
I'm thirsty. Can I have some water?Tengo sed. ¿Me das un poco de agua?
b. ¿Me da un poco de agua?
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Can I get you anything, ma'am? - Yes. Can I have some water?¿Le traigo alguna cosa, señora? - Sí. ¿Me da un poco de agua?
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please(
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An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (polite expression)
a. por favor
Please, bring me a glass of water.Por favor, tráigame un vaso de agua.
2. (expression of annoyance)
a. por Dios
Could you just stop talking for a second, please!¡Por Dios! ¿Puedes dejar de hablar por un momento?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to prefer)
a. querer
The queen does what she pleases.La reina hace lo que quiera.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to satisfy)
a. complacer
You're constantly trying to please people. Don't you get tired of it?Siempre estás intentando complacer a la gente. ¿No te cansas?
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