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"Come to the board" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "venir al pizarrón", and "please" is an interjection which is often translated as "por favor". Learn more about the difference between "come to the board" and "please" below.
come to the board
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to walk to the board)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. venir al pizarrón
Miss. Christina asked Nate to come to the board.La señorita Cristina le pidió a Nate que viniera al pizarrón.
b. venir a la pizarra
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I hate it whenever the teacher asks me to come to the board.Detesto cuando la maestra me pide venir a la pizarra.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. ven al pizarrón
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)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Jonathan, please come to the board and solve this math problem.Jonathan, por favor, ven al pizarrón y resuelve este problema de matemáticas.
b. ven a la pizarra
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)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Gino, come to the board and complete these sentences.Gino, ven a la pizarra y completa estas oraciones.
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please(
pliz
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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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