dig a hole

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dig a hole(
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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. (excavate an opening)
a. cavar un hoyo
The dog is trying to dig a hole in the garden.El perro está intentando de cavar un hoyo en el jardín.
b. cavar un agujero
Dad tried to dig a hole at the beach to put me in.Papá trató de cavar un agujero en la playa para meterme.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. cava un hoyo
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Dig a hole first to bury the treasure.Cava un hoyo primero para enterrar el tesoro.
b. cava un agujero
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Dig a hole and let me know when you're done.Cava un agujero y avísame cuando hayas terminado.
c. cave un hoyo
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Dig a hole on the side of the house, please.Cave un hoyo al lado de la casa, por favor.
d. cave un agujero
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Dig a hole in the lawn to put in the plant.Cave un agujero en el césped para meter la planta.
3. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. caven un hoyo (plural)
Mom found out that we lied. - Dig a hole and hide yourselves.Mamá se enteró de que mentimos. - Caven un hoyo y escóndanse.
b. caven un agujero (plural)
Dig a hole and put the plants inside.Caven un agujero y pongan las plantas adentro.
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