hacer gracia

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hacer gracia(
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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 be amusing)
a. to be funny
El hombre se cayó y se quebró la pierna. No hace gracia.The man fell and broke his leg. It's not funny.
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
2. (to amuse)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Me hace gracia verte bailar.I found your dancing very funny.
Fue un chiste un poco subido de tono, pero me hizo gracia.The joke was a bit racy, but it made me laugh.
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