feed the fish
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feed the fish(
fid
 
thuh
 
fihsh
)
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. (infinitive)
a. dar de comer al pez (one fish)
I have to the feed the fish before we go. - What's your fish's name?Tengo que darle de comer al pez antes de que nos vayamos. - ¿Cómo se llama tu pez?
b. dar de comer a los peces (multiple fish)
Mr. Rogers stopped to feed the fish on his way to the kitchen.El Sr. Rogers se detuvo a dar de comer a los peces de camino a la cocina.
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. da de comer al pez
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) (one fish)
Feed the fish regularly.Da de comer al pez de forma regular.
b. dé de comer al pez
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular) (one fish)
Feed the fish every day.Dé de comer al pez todos los días.
c. da de comer a los peces
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) (multiple fish)
Feed the fish in the large tank. The others are all set for now.Da de comer a los peces del tanque grande. Los demás están bien por ahora.
d. dé de comer a los peces
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular) (multiple fish)
Feed the fish, but don't give them too much. It will make them sick.Dé de comer a los peces, pero no les dé demasiado. Los enfermará.
3. (imperative; used address more than one person)
a. den de comer al pez (plural) (one fish)
Feed the fish if you want. It's fun!Den de comer al pez si quieren. ¡Es divertido!
b. den de comer a los peces (plural) (multiple fish)
Feed the fish, please. They haven't eaten yet today.Den de comer a los peces. Todavía no han comido hoy.
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