be careful of broken glass

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be careful of broken glass(
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kehr
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bro
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kihn
 
glahs
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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. ten cuidado con los cristales rotos
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)
I broke a cup in the kitchen; be careful of broken glass.Rompí un vaso en la cocina; ten cuidado con los cristales rotos.
b. tenga cuidado con los cristales rotos
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Be careful of the broken glass in the street.Tenga cuidado con los cristales rotos en la calle.
c. ten cuidado con el vidrio roto
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)
Be careful of the broken glass next to the dumpster when you take out the trash.Ten cuidado con el vidrio roto al lado del contenedor cuando sacas la basura.
d. tenga cuidado con el vidrio roto
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Be careful of the broken glass on the floor.Tenga cuidado con el vidrio roto en el suelo.
2. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. tengan cuidado con los cristales rotos (plural)
There was an accident in the hallway; be careful of broken glass.Hubo un accidente en el pasillo; tengan cuidado con los cristales rotos.
b. tengan cuidado con el vidrio roto (plural)
I broke the mirror in the bathroom; be careful of broken glass.Rompí el espejo en el baño; tengan cuidado con el vidrio roto.
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
3. (indicative)
a. tener cuidado con los cristales rotos
You should be careful of broken glass on the patio.Debes tener cuidado con los cristales rotos en el patio.
b. tener cuidado con el vidrio roto
You have to be careful of broken glass in this job.Hay que tener cuidado con el vidrio roto en este trabajo.
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