fold the laundry
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fold the laundry(
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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. (infinitive)
a. doblar la ropa lavada
Let's fold the laundry that's on the bed.Vamos a doblar la ropa lavada que está en la cama.
b. doblar la ropa limpia
Don't forget to fold the laundry.No te olvides de doblar la ropa limpia.
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. dobla la ropa lavada
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)
Fold the laundry, please. - OK, Mom. Can I finish this chapter of my book first, though?Dobla la ropa lavada, por favor. - Okey, mamá, pero ¿primero puedo terminar este capítulo de mi libro?
b. dobla la ropa limpia
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)
Fold the laundry and put it in the dresser.Dobla la ropa limpia y guárdala en el tocador.
c. doble la ropa lavada
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Fold the laundry, please, Miss Guillen.Doble la ropa lavada, por favor, señorita Guillén.
d. doble la ropa limpia
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Fold the laundry, and then we'll put it away.Doble la rompa limpia, y nosotros la guardamos.
3. (imperative; used to address more than one person)
a. doblen la ropa lavada (plural)
Can you help me with some chores, kids? Fold the laundry in the basket.¿Me ayudan con unas tareas, niños? Doblen la ropa lavada que está en la canasta.
b. doblen la ropa limpia (plural)
Fold the laundry before putting it away.Doblen la ropa limpia antes de guardarla.
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