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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (indicative; third person singular)
a. he tells jokes (masculine)
¿Es tu padre siempre tan alegre? - Sí, siempre que nos reunimos, cuenta chistes.Is your father always so cheerful? - Yes, every time we get together, he tells jokes.
b. she tells jokes (feminine)
Nunca te aburres con Paz. Cuenta chistes muy buenos.You're never bored with Paz. She tells very funny jokes.
c. tells jokes
Cuando está con gente y no sabe qué decir, Ernesto cuenta chistes.When he's with people and he doesn't know what to say, Ernesto tells jokes.
(indicative; second person singular)
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
a. you tell jokes
Cuando cuenta chistes, parece usted otra persona. Nada que ver con el jefe exigente al que todos temen.When you tell jokes, you seem like someone else. Nothing to do with the demanding boss everyone fears.
(imperative; second person singular)
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
a. tell jokes
La cantante está indispuesta, así que tendrás que salir tú al escenario. Si no sabes qué hacer, cuenta chistes.The singer isn't well, so you'll have to go out onto the stage. If you don't know what to do, tell jokes.
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