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"I like to read" is a phrase which is often translated as "me gusta leer", and "write" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "escribir". Learn more about the difference between "I like to read" and "write" below.
I like to read(
ay
 
layk
 
tu
 
rid
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. me gusta leer
I like to read any kind of novel.Me gusta leer cualquier tipo de novela.
b. a mí me gusta leer
I like to read before going to bed.A mí me gusta leer antes de dormir.
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write(
rayt
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to put in writing)
a. escribir
I wrote a list of things that make me happy.He escrito una lista de las cosas que me hacen feliz.
2. (computing)
a. escribir
The memory cannot be written.No se puede escribir en la memoria.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to correspond)
a. escribir
My son is learning to read and write.Mi hijo está aprendiendo a leer y escribir.
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