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"Cut it" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "cortarlo", and "sir" is a noun which is often translated as "el señor". Learn more about the difference between "cut it" and "sir" below.
cut it
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 cut something)
a. cortarlo
The grass is too tall. We'll have to cut it.El césped está demasiado alto. Tendremos que cortarlo.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to be adequate for a task)
a. andar
That screwdriver won't cut it.Ese destornillador no va a andar.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to perform acceptably)
a. funcionar bien
Andrea thinks she can't cut it socially, so she isolates herself.Andrea piensa que no funciona bien socialmente, así que se aísla.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
4. (imperative)
a. córtalo
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)
That piece of cake is too big for me! Please, cut it in half.Ese pedazo de torta es demasiado grande para mí. Por favor, córtalo por la mitad.
b. córtelo
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Before inserting the thread, cut it to the correct length.Antes de insertar el hilo, córtelo del largo indicado.
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sir(
suhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (form of address)
a. el señor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Would you like anything else to drink, sir?¿Le gustaría algo más de beber, señor?
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