cepilla los dientes
cepilla los dientes
1. (used to express a specific action in the present; third person singular) 
a. he's brushing ... teeth (masculine) 
¿Qué hace papá? - Está cepillando los dientes a tu hermanita chica.What's Dad doing? - He's brushing your little sister's teeth.
b. she's brushing ... teeth (feminine) 
¿Qué está haciendo la mujer de la foto? - Le cepilla los dientes a su bebé.What's the woman in the photo doing? - She's brushing her baby's teeth.
2. (used to express a habitual action; first person singular) 
a. he brushes ... teeth (masculine) 
Leandro cuida mucho a su mascota. Le cepilla los dientes a su perro cada dos días con un cepillo especial.Leandro takes good care of his pet. He brushes his dog's teeth every other day with a special brush.
b. she brushes ... teeth (feminine) 
Antonia dice que le cepilla los dientes a su hija todos los días.Antonia says she brushes her daughter's teeth every day.
3. (informal) (imperative; second person singular) 
Cepilla los dientes al niño. Así aprenderá cómo se hace.Brush the child's teeth. That way he'll learn how to do it.
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