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"¿Dónde vives?" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "Where do you live?", and "como te llamas" is a phrase which is often translated as "since your name is". Learn more about the difference between "¿Dónde vives?" and "como te llamas" below.
¿Dónde vives?(
dohn
-
deh
 
bee
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behs
)
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.
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)
a. Where do you live?
Te llevaré a casa. ¿Dónde vives?I will drive you home. Where do you live?
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como te llamas(
koh
-
moh
 
teh
 
yah
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mahs
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
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)
a. since your name is
Como te llamas Chiara, pensé que serías italiana.Since your name is Chiara, I thought you might be Italian.
b. since you're called
Como te llamas Esteban López, igual que tu padre, te habrán confundido con él.Since you're called Esteban Lopez, like your father, they must have mistaken you for him.
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