parar de hablar

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parar de hablar
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. (general)
a. to stop talking
En el cine había dos señoras que no paraban de hablar. Al final tuve que pedirles que por favor se callaran.At the movies there were two ladies who wouldn't stop talking. In the end I had to ask them to please shut up.
b. to finish talking
Cuando por fin paró de hablar, yo le dije lo que pensaba de todo lo que él había dicho.When he finally finished talking, I told him what I thought of everything he'd said.
c. to stop speaking
Paren de hablar en francés, por favor. Esta es la clase de español y deben ustedes hablar en esta lengua.Stop speaking in French, please. This is a Spanish class and you must speak in this language.
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