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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
1. (to stop holding)
a. soltar
Hold the leash and don't let it go.Agarra la correa del perro y no la sueltes.
2. (to discharge from employment)
a. despedir
Why did they let you go? Did you do anything wrong?¿Por qué te despidieron? ¿Hiciste algo mal?
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
3. (to give up)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It's hard to let go; you really loved her.Es difícil olvidarla; realmente la amaste.
My friend advised me to forget the past, but I'm not ready to let go.Mi amiga me aconsejó que olvidara el pasado, pero no estoy lista para dar el paso.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
4. (to stop holding; imperative; used to address one person)
a. suelta
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., How are you?).
Let go! You're squeezing my hand.¡Suelta! Me estás apretando la mano.
b. suelte
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
Please let go of the purse! I took it first.¡Por favor suelte la cartera! Yo la agarré primero.
5. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. suelten (plural)
Let go of the rope right now before you have an accident.Suelten la cuerda ahora mismo antes de que tengan un accidente.
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