get a taxi
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. toma un taxi
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)
Get a taxi down on the corner. There are always a bunch there.Toma un taxi más abajo en la esquina. Allá siempre hay muchos.
b. coge un taxi
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)
Get a taxi to the airport.Coge un taxi al aeropuerto.
c. tome un taxi
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Get a taxi from the airport, and give them the address for the hotel.Tome un taxi desde el aeropuerto y dígale la dirección del hotel.
d. coja un taxi
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
You won't get there in time if you take the subway. Get a taxi.No llegará a tiempo si va con el metro. Coja un taxi.
2. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. tomen un taxi (plural)
Get a taxi downstairs.Tomen un taxi abajo.
b. cojan un taxi (plural)
Get a taxi as soon as you can. Your flight leaves in an hour and a half.Cojan un taxi cuanto antes. Su vuelo sale en una hora y media.
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
3. (to call a taxi)
a. tomar un taxi
I think we're going to have to get a taxi.Creo que vamos a tener que tomar un taxi.
b. coger un taxi
I took a taxi to get here.Cogí un taxi para llegar aquí.
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