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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. sé puntual (singular) (informal)
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., How are you?).
If you want to get the job, be punctual.Si quieres que te den el trabajo, sé puntual.
b. sea puntual (singular) (formal)
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
Be punctual, or better yet, arrive early.Sea puntual, o mejor aún, llegue temprano.
2. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. sean puntuales (plural)
Be punctual. The bus won't wait for you.Sean puntuales. El autobús no los va a esperar.
intransitive verb phrase
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.).
3. (to arrive on time)
a. ser puntual
If you aren't punctual, you won't last long at this job.Si no eres puntual, no sobrevivirás mucho tiempo en este trabajo.
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