dar gracias
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dar gracias(
dahr
 
grah
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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. (used with "a")
a. to thank
En su carta de renuncia, el ministro dio gracias a sus colaboradores.In his resignation letter, the minister thanked his assistants.
b. to say thanks to
Me gustaría dar gracias a mis amigos, que siempre están a mi lado.I'd like to say thanks to my friends, who always stand by my side.
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
2. (general)
a. to say thanks
Felipe es muy desagradecido: jamás da gracias ni muestra gratitud.Felipe is very ungrateful - he never says thanks or shows any gratitude.
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