get ready for school
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get ready for school(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (imperative)
a. prepárate para la escuela (informal singular)
Get ready for school or you’ll be late on the first day.Prepárate para la escuela o llegarás tarde en tu primer día.
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
2. (to get set for the day)
a. prepararse para la escuela
He’s worried about the test and doesn’t want to get ready for school.Está preocupado por la prueba y no quiere prepararse para la escuela.
3. (to attain necessary skills)
a. estar listos para la escuela
The school district’s new program will help freshmen get ready for school.El nuevo programa del distrito escolar ayudará a los estudiantes de primer año a estar listos para la escuela.
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
4. (to help someone else get set)
a. preparar para la escuela
If only my parents were here this morning, they could get the kids ready for school.Si mis padres estuvieran aquí esta mañana, ellos pudieran preparar a los niños para la escuela.
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