answer the phone
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answer the phone(
ahn
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suhr
 
thuh
 
fon
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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 take a call)
a. contestar el teléfono
I'll answer the phone! I'm expecting a call.¡Contestaré el teléfono! Estoy esperando una llamada.
b. atender el teléfono
Lisa never answers the phone.Lisa nunca atiende el teléfono.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (imperative)
a. contesta el teléfono
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)
Please answer the phone while I'm gone.Por favor, contesta el teléfono cuando no estoy.
b. atiende el teléfono
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)
Answer the phone! I'm in the bathroom!¡Atiende el teléfono! ¡Estoy en el baño!
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