dejar de hablar

dejar de hablar(
deh
-
hahr
 
deh
 
ah
-
blahr
)
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. (general)
a. to stop talking
El presentador dejó de hablar y la banda comenzó a tocar.The host stopped talking and the band began playing.
b. to finish talking
No me interrumpas. Espera a que deje de hablar.Don't interrupt me. Wait until I finish talking.
c. to finish speaking
Mis compañeros de cuarto al fin dejaron de hablar.My roommates finally finished speaking. Now I can try to sleep.
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