always tell the truth
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always tell the truth(
al
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weyz
 
tehl
 
thuh
 
truth
)
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 never lie)
a. siempre decir la verdad
I always tell the truth. My mother taught me that honesty is the best policy.Siempre digo la verdad. Mi madre me enseñó que la honestidad es la mejor política.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. di la verdad siempre
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)
Always tell the truth, even when it is hard.Di la verdad siempre, incluso cuando es difícil.
b. diga la verdad siempre
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Never lie to a police officer. Always tell the truth.No le mienta a un policía nunca. Diga la verdad siempre.
3. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. digan la verdad siempre (plural)
We wanted to skip school today, so we told our parents that we're sick. - Don't lie to your parents. Always tell the truth.Queríamos saltarnos las clases hoy, así que les dijimos a nuestros padres que estamos enfermas. - No les mientan a sus padres. Digan la verdad siempre.
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