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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. no tengas (singular) (informal)
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., How are you?).
"Don't have kids until you can take care of them," my dad said."No tengas hijos hasta que puedas cuidar de ellos," me dijo mi papá.
b. no tenga (singular) (formal)
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
Don't have so much money hidden at home, ma'am.No tenga tanto dinero escondido en casa, señora.
2. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. no tengan (plural)
My advice to all of you is this, don't have a dog you can't take proper care of.Mi consejo a todos ustedes es este: No tengan un perro si no pueden cuidar bien de él.
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