alzar la mano

alzar la mano(
ahl
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sahr
 
lah
 
mah
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noh
)
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 lift one's hand)
a. to raise one's hand
Pablo alzó la mano cuando el mago dijo que necesitaba un voluntario.Pablo raised his hand when the magician asked for a volunteer.
b. to put one's hand up
Si alguien sabe la respuesta a la pregunta que acabo de hacer, que alce la mano.If anyone knows the answer to the question I just asked, put your hand up.
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 threaten to strike)
a. to raise one's hand to
No te atrevas a alzarme la mano de vuelta.Don't you dare raise your hand to me again.
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