be given

be given(
bi
 
gih
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vihn
)
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
1. (to be handed)
a. darse
All new employees are given a new uniform prior to their first day at work.Se les da un uniforme a todos los empleados nuevos antes de su primer día de trabajo.
2. (to be presented as a gift)
a. ser regalado
Marta was given this blanket by her grandmother.Esta manta le fue regalada a Marta por su abuela.
b. ser otorgado
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
(formal)
The Nobel Prize in Literature was given to a poet this year.El Premio Nobel de Literatura fue otorgado a un poeta este año.
3. (to provide as entertainment)
a. darse
Edgar turns 85 next week. A birthday party will be given in his honor.Édgar cumple 85 años la semana que viene. Se dará una fiesta de cumpleaños en su honor.
4. (to state)
a. darse
The instructions were given at the beginning of the exam.Se dieron las instrucciones al principio del examen.
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