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le doy

le doy(
leh
 
doy
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (I let him, her, or it have; first person singular)
a. I give him (masculine)
¿Por qué no le prestas tu coche a Pablo? - Si le doy las llaves, lo va a chocar.Why don't you let Pablo use your car? - If I give him the keys, he'll crash it.
b. I give her (feminine)
Alicia se quejará pero a mí me parece que le doy mucha atención y cariño.Alicia may complain but I think I give her a lot of attention and affection.
c. I give it
Cuando enciendo el motor en invierno, le doy tiempo para calentarse antes de arrancar.When I start the engine in winter, I give it time to warm up before taking off.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(I let you have; second person singular)
a. I give you
Si le doy mi número de teléfono, ¿me va a llamar?If I give you my number, will you call me?
3. (I make him or her feel)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Marcela dijo que le doy lástima porque no tengo dinero para viajar.Marcela said she feels sorry for me because I don't have any money to travel.
El niño no se me acerca porque le doy miedo.The boy doesn't come near me because he's scared of me.
4.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(I would have sex with him or her)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
a. I'd do him
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Pues a ti no te gustará pero yo le doy.Well, you might not like him but I'd do him.
b. I'd do her
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
¿Emilia te parece linda? - Sí. Yo le doy.Do you think Emilia is pretty? - Yes. I'd do her.
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