keep the peace
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keep the peace(
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thuh
 
pis
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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 remain peaceful)
a. mantener la paz
Several police officers on horseback patrolled the streets and kept the peace.Varios agentes de policía a caballo patrullaron las calles y mantuvieron la paz.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (imperative)
a. mantén la paz
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)
Keep the peace, but fight for justice.Mantén la paz pero lucha por la justicia.
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