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"Ellos" is a pronoun which is often translated as "they", and "ganar el partido" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "to win the game". Learn more about the difference between "ellos" and "ganar el partido" 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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ganar el partido(
gah
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nahr
 
ehl
 
pahr
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tee
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doh
)
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. (general)
a. to win the game
Si anotan una vez más, ganarán el partido.If they score one more time, they'll win the game.
b. to win the match
¿Sabes quién ganó el partido de golf ayer?Do you know who won the golf match yesterday?
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