guess what happened
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guess what happened(
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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. (to estimate)
a. adivinar qué pasó
The window is open, and Michael isn't here. Can you guess what happened?La ventana está abierta, y Michael no está aquí. ¿Pueden adivinar qué pasó?
b. adivinar lo que pasó
I don't want you to guess what happened; I want you to investigate the situation.No quiero que adivines lo que pasó; quiero que investigues la situación.
2. (to suppose)
a. suponer que lo que pasó
I guess what happened is that the tree caught fire during the thunderstorm.Supongo que lo que pasó es que el árbol prendió fuego durante la tormenta eléctrica.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
3. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. adivina qué pasó
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)
Guess what happened last night. - What? - Joey invited me to the dance!Adivina qué pasó anoche. - ¿Qué? - ¡Joey me invitó al baile!
b. adivina lo que pasó
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)
I opened the door and turned on the lights. Then, guess what happened. - You realized you were in the wrong apartment? - Exactly.Abrí la puerta y prendí la luz. Entonces, adivina lo que pasó. - ¿Te diste cuenta de que estabas en el apartamento equivocado? - Exacto.
4. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. adivinen qué pasó (plural)
Guess what happened when I proposed to your mom the first time. - What happened? - She said no!Adivinen qué pasó cuando le propuse matrimonio a su mamá la primera vez. - ¿Qué pasó? - ¡Dijo que no!
b. adivinen lo que pasó (plural)
Guess what happened exactly 26 years ago. I was born!Adivinen lo que pasó hace exactamente 26 años. ¡Yo nací!
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