hacer preguntas

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hacer preguntas(
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goon
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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 inquire)
a. to ask questions
Al final de la charla, dejaremos diez minutos para que el público haga preguntas.At the end of the talk, we'll allow ten minutes for the audience to ask questions.
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 inquire)
a. to ask questions
Marga me hizo muchas preguntas sobre Perú porque se va allí de vacaciones este verano.Marga asked me a lot of questions about Peru because she's going there on vacation this summer.
b. to put questions to
A veces los niños nos hacen preguntas que son verdaderamente difíciles de responder.Sometimes children put questions to us that are really difficult to answer.
hacerse preguntas
A pronominal verb phrase combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Se dio cuenta del problema.)
pronominal verb phrase
3. (to wonder)
a. to ask oneself questions
Yo también me hago muchas preguntas sobre lo que de verdad pasó aquel día.I also ask myself a lot of questions about what really happened that day.
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