be my guest
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be my guest(
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 be my guest)
a. ser mi huésped
Don't be rude! Carlos is my guest, and I won't have you insulting him that way.¡No seas grosero! Carlos es mi huésped, y no permitiré que lo trates de esa forma.
b. ser mi invitado
I'd like to introduce you to Micaela. She is my guest this evening.Me gustaría presentarles a Micaela. Es mi invitada esta noche.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
2. (imperative, to be my guest)
a. se mi huésped
Be my guest tonight. I insist you cancel your hotel reservation.Se mi huésped esta noche. Insisto que canceles tu reservación de hotel.
b. se mi invitado
Please be my guest tonight.Por favor, se mi invitada esta noche.
3. (imperative, help yourself)
a. por supuesto
Can I take the car out for a spin? - Be my guest!¿Puedo dar una vuelta con el coche? - ¡Por supuesto!
b. adelante
If you think you can get this TV to work, be my guest! I've tried everything.Si tú crees que puedes hacer que esto funcione, ¡adelante! Lo he intentado todo.
c. sírvete
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(singular, for things)
Could I try a piece of the cake? - Please, be my guest!¿Podría probar un pedazo de pastel? - ¡Por favor, sírvete!
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