find work
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find work(
faynd
 
wuhrk
)
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. (to find a job)
a. encontrar empleo
If I don't find work soon, I won't be able to pay my bills.Como no encuentre empleo pronto, no podré pagar mis facturas.
b. encontrar trabajo
My friend Kelly lives in the city; she'll help you find work.Mi amiga Kelly vive en la ciudad; ella te ayudará a encontrar trabajo.
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. busca empleo
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)
Find work as soon as you can.Busca empleo cuanto antes.
b. busca trabajo
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)
Find work that's conveniently located for you. A long commute will just wear you out.Busca trabajo que te quede cerca. Un viaje largo todos los días solo te va a agotar.
c. Busque empleo
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Find work using our database.Busque empleo usando nuestra base de datos.
d. busque trabajo
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Find work that you're qualified to do.Busque trabajo para el que esté calificado.
3. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. busquen empleo (plural)
Find work in this area. This is where some of the best-paid jobs are.Busquen empleo en esta área. Aquí es donde están algunos de los trabajos mejor remunerados.
b. busquen trabajo (plural)
Find work in September or the beginning of October; that's the hiring season for English teachers here.Busquen trabajo en septiembre o a principios de octubre; esa es la época en la que contratan a profesores de inglés aquí.
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