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"It" is a pronoun which is often translated as "lo", and "shut up" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "callarse". Learn more about the difference between "it" and "shut up" below.
it(
iht
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (direct object)
a. lo (masculine)
I couldn't believe it.No lo podía creer.
b. la (feminine)
Buy some meat and cook it.Compra carne y cocínala.
2. (indirect object)
a. le
Why did you give it a name? It's a bike!¿Por qué le diste un nombre? ¡Es una bicicleta!
3. (after preposition)
a. él (masculine)
Here's the envelope. There's something inside it.Aquí esta el sobre. Hay algo dentro de él.
b. ella (feminine)
The child jumped into the bed, convinced that there was something under it.El niño brincó sobre la cama, convencido de que había algo debajo de ella.
c. ello (neuter)
Forget about it!¡Olvídate de ello!
4. (personal)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I don't think it will fit in the car.No creo que cabrá dentro del coche.
It is heavier than I thought.Pesa más de lo que pensaba.
5. (impersonal)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It was a foggy night.Era una noche nublada.
It's raining cats and dogs out there!¡Está lloviendo a cántaros afuera!
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shut up(
shuht
 
uhp
)
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. (to be quiet)
a. callarse
Will you shut up? You haven't stopped talking for hours.¿Te puedes callar? Llevas horas hablando sin parar.
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
2. (to close)
a. cerrar
They shut up the summer resort for the winter.Cerraron el lugar de veraneo durante el invierno.
3. (to silence)
a. callar
I didn't know what to do to shut the kids up.No sabía qué hacer para callar a los niños.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
4. (imperative)
a. cállate
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Shut up! I can't hear the music.¡Cállate! No puedo oír la música.
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