heat the oil
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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 warm up oil)
a. calentar el aceite
I don't want to heat the oil before I cut the onions.No quiero calentar el aceite antes de cortar las cebollas.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. calienta el aceite
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)
Heat the oil on the stove, please. I'll be there to help you in one minute.Calienta el aceite en la cocina, por favor. Estaré allí para ayudarte en un minuto.
b. caliente el aceite
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Heat the oil for two minutes before adding garlic.Caliente el aceite por dos minutos antes de agregar el ajo.
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