fry the onions
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fry the onions
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 sauté the onions)
a. freír la cebolla
I'm going to fry the onions in duck fat.Voy a freír la cebolla en grasa de pato.
b. freír las cebollas (more than one onion)
Did you fry the onions yet?¿Ya freíste las cebollas?
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. fríe la cebolla
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)
Fry the onions until they're translucent.Fría la cebolla hasta que esté transparente.
b. fría la cebolla (singular)
Fry the onions and the garlic before adding the tomato.Fría la cebolla y el ajo antes de agregar el tomate.
c. fríe las cebollas
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, more than one onion)
Fry the onions on low heat.Fríe las cebollas a fuego lento.
d. fría las cebollas
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular, more than one onion)
Fry the onions before adding the other ingredients.Fría las cebollas antes de agregar los otros ingredientes.
3. (imperative; used to address more than one person)
a. frían la cebolla (plural)
Everyone ready to start? First: fry the onions in olive oil.¿Todos están listos para empezar? Primero: frían la cebolla en aceite de oliva.
b. frían las cebollas (plural, more than one onion)
Fry the onions in a sauté pan.Frían las cebollas en una sartén.
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