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"Enseñarles" is a form of "enseñar", a transitive verb which is often translated as "to teach". "Los" is a definite article which is often translated as "the". Learn more about the difference between "enseñarles" and "los" below.
enseñar(
ehn
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seh
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nyahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to educate)
a. to teach
Mi padre me enseñó a pescar.My father taught me how to fish.
2. (to allow to view)
a. to show
Ana me enseñó su casa nueva.Ana showed me her new house.
3. (to give as an example)
a. to teach
Perder su trabajo le enseñó a ser más trabajador.Losing his job taught him to be more hardworking.
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los(
lohs
)
A definite article is a word that identifies a noun as as specific or known to the speaker (e.g. the girl).
1. (plural)
a. the
Todos los asientos estaban ocupados.All the seats were taken.
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
2. (plural)
a. them
Escoja los plátanos que quiera y póngalos en una caja.Pick the bananas you prefer, and put them in a box.
b. you
Damas y caballeros, un guía los acompañará hasta la entrada.Ladies and gentlemen, a guide will walk you to the entrance.
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