I can give you
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I can give you(
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kahn
 
gihv
 
yu
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to address one person)
a. te puedo dar
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)
This cake is delicious. - Thanks! I can give you the recipe.El postre está rico. – ¡Gracias! Te puedo dar la receta.
b. le puedo dar
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 can give you a few tips to help you prepare for tomorrow's presentation.Le puedo dar unos consejos para ayudarle a prepararse para la presentación de mañana.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Do you have time to talk? - I can give you five minutes.¿Tienes tiempo para hablar? – Te doy cinco minutos.
I can give you a quick exam to make sure that everything is okay.Puedo hacerte un examen breve para asegurarnos de que todo esté bien.
2. (used to address multiple people)
a. les puedo dar (plural)
Dad, we need money to go out tonight. - I can give you ten dollars each.Papá, necesitamos dinero para salir esta noche. - Les puedo dar diez dólares cada uno.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Do you want to buy the stereo? I can give you a discount.¿Quieres comprar el estéreo? Puedo ofrecerte un descuento.
Mom, can you play with us? - Not now. I can give you more time when I'm not working.Mamá, ¿puedes jugar con nosotros? – Ahora, no. Puedo dedicarles más tiempo cuando no esté trabajando.
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