chip in
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chip in(
chihp
 
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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.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to give some money)
a. contribuir
Alice said she won't chip in for the present.Alice dijo que no iba a contribuir para el regalo.
b. poner dinero
We all chipped in to buy some beers and snacks.Todos pusimos dinero para comprar unas cervezas y unos snacks.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to join in a conversation)
a. intervenir
During the discussion, Mike chipped in with some interesting ideas.Durante el debate, Mike intervino con algunas ideas interesantes.
b. interrumpir
Every time I tried to talk, she chipped in with some irrelevant remark.Cada vez que yo pretendía hablar, ella interrumpía con algún comentario descolgado.
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
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to give to a common fund)
a. aportar
Let's chip in ten dollars each to buy Susie a nice gift.Aportemos diez dólares cada uno para comprarle a Susie un lindo regalo.
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chip in
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (colloquial)
a. poner algo (de dinero) (in collection of money)
to c in with a suggestionaportar alguna sugerencia
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chip in
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 (contribute) contribuir;with con; (share costs) compartir los gastos
2 (interrupt) interrumpir;with diciendo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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