dar de mamar a
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dar de mamar a
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
1. (to feed a baby from the breast)
a. to breastfeed
Fue la primera diputada que dio de mamar a su bebé durante una sesión de la cámara.She was the first representative to breastfeed her baby while the house was in session.
b. to breast-feed
¿A qué hora tienes que darle de mamar al niño?What time do you have to breast-feed your child?
c. to suckle
No tenía leche suficiente para dar de mamar a mi bebé.I didn't have enough milk to suckle my baby.
d. to nurse
¿Hasta cuándo piensas dar de mamar a tu bebé?How long do you plan to nurse your baby?
2. (to feed an animal from the teat)
a. to suckle
La perra daba de mamar a sus cinco cachorrillos.The dog was suckling her five puppies.
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