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"Enviar" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "to send", and "pagar" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "to pay". Learn more about the difference between "enviar" and "pagar" below.
enviar(
ehn
-
byahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to send
Mis amigos me enviaron fotos de la fiesta.My friends sent me photos of the party.
Mi mamá envió a mi hermano a que fuera de compras.My mom sent my brother shopping.
b. to mail
Yo le envié a mi novio tres cartas por semana.I mailed my boyfriend three letters a week.
c. to ship
El paquete que me enviaron aún no llegó.The package they shipped me still hasn't arrived.
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pagar(
pah
-
gahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to exchange money for)
a. to pay
Él está pagando la cuenta.He is paying the bill.
b. to pay off (a debt)
Yo acabo de pagar mis deudas de la universidad.I just paid off my college loans.
c. to repay (a debt)
Toma cinco años pagar el préstamo del carro.It takes five years to repay the loan on the car.
2. (to buy)
a. to pay for
Mi primo me pagó el almuerzo.My cousin paid for my lunch.
3. (to suffer the consequences of)
a. to pay
Me las pagarás por lo que me hiciste.You're going to pay for what you did to me.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to make a payment)
a. to pay
Ya pagué yo.I already paid.
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