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"Ellos" is a pronoun which is often translated as "they", and "dar un regalo" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "to give a present". Learn more about the difference between "ellos" and "dar un regalo" below.
ellos(
eh
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yohs
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (third person plural)
a. they (subject)
¿Ellos van a venir a cenar?Are they coming to dinner?
b. them (after prepositions)
Si confías en ellos, dales las llaves.If you trust them, give them the keys.
c. them (in comparisons)
Mi hermano y yo somos tan altos como ellos.My brother and I are as tall as them.
d. theirs (after "de" to show possession)
Esta ropa es de ellos.These clothes are theirs.
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dar un regalo(
dahr
 
oon
 
reh
-
gah
-
loh
)
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to give a present
Le di un regalo porque me sentía muy agradecida por todo lo que había hecho por nosotros.I gave her a present because I felt very grateful for everything she'd done for us.
b. to give a gift
Si compra tres paquetes, le damos un regalo.Buy three packets, and we'll give you a gift.
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