guarda silencio

guarda silencio(
gwahr
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dah
 
see
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lehn
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syoh
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
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)
(imperative; second person singular)
a. keep silent
Guarda silencio un rato, por favor. No has dejado de hablar en toda la mañana.Keep silent for a while, please. You haven't stopped talking all morning.
2. (indicative; third person singular)
a. he keeps silent (masculine)
¿Y qué dice él cuando le preguntas qué pasó? - Guarda silencio.And what does he say when you ask him what happened? - He keeps silent.
b. she keeps silent (feminine)
Si guarda silencio, es porque tiene miedo de que el gobierno tome represalias contra ella.If she keeps silent, it's because she's afraid the government will retaliate against her.
c. keeps silent
Cuando en una entrevista le preguntan sobre su divorcio, la actriz guarda silencio.When she's asked about her divorce in an interview, the actress keeps silent.
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(indicative; second person singular)
a. you keep silent
Guarda silencio porque es usted es un cobarde que no tiene valor para defender sus ideas.You keep silent because you're a coward who doesn't have the courage to stand for his ideas.
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