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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (third person singular)
a. he does the laundry (masculine)
Guillermo se queja de que siempre lava la ropa, y nadie se ofrece a ayudarlo.Guillermo complains that he always does the laundry, and no one offers to help.
b. she does the laundry (feminine)
Lava la ropa todos los miércoles en la lavandería.She does the laundry every Wednesday at the laundromat.
c. does the laundry
Miguel lava la ropa una semana, y su esposa a la siguiente.Miguel does the laundry one week, and his wife the following.
d. he washes his clothes (masculine)
Cuando lava la ropa, la tiende en el jardín.When he washes his clothes, he hangs them out in the garden.
e. she washes her clothes (feminine)
Como no hay agua caliente, cuando lava la ropa, se le quedan las manos congeladas.As there isn't any hot water, when she washes her clothes, her hands feel really cold afterward.
f. washes his clothes (masculine)
Alfredo siempre lava la ropa en agua fría.Alfredo always washes his clothes in cold water.
g. washes her clothes (feminine)
Juliana lava la ropa a mano porque dice que la lavadora se la estropea.Juliana washes her clothes by hand because she says the washer ruins them.
2. (second person singular) (formal)
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
a. you do the laundry
¿Cuando lava la ropa usa suavizante?Do you use fabric softener when you do the laundry?
b. you wash your clothes
Si lava la ropa con un detergente suave, le durará más tiempo.If you wash your clothes with a mild detergent, they'll last longer.
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