pay attention, please

pay attention, please(
pey
 
uh
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tehn
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shihn
 
pliz
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. presta atención, por favor
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Get off your phone and pay attention, please.Deja el teléfono y presta atención, por favor.
b. pon atención, por favor
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Stop talking and pay attention, please.Deja de hablar y pon atención, por favor.
c. preste atención, por favor
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Pay attention, please. I'm only going to say this once.Preste atención, por favor. Voy a decir esto solo una vez.
d. ponga atención, por favor
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
I need to tell you something. Pay attention, please.Tengo que decirle algo. Ponga atención, por favor.
2. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. presten atención, por favor (plural)
Pay attention, please. This information is very important.Presten atención, por favor. Esta información es muy importante.
b. pongan atención, por favor (plural)
If you want to pass the class, pay attention, please.Si quieren pasar el curso, pongan atención, por favor.
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