pega la vuelta

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pega la vuelta(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
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)
(imperative; second person singular)
a. turn around
Esta calle es mano única. ¡Pega la vuelta!This is a one-way street. Turn around!
2. (third person singular)
a. he turns around (masculine)
Martín está indeciso. Da unos pocos pasos, llega a la puerta, levanta la mano como para golpear, pero finalmente pega la vuelta.Martin hesitates. He takes a few steps forward, comes to the door and raises his hand as if to knock, but then he turns around.
b. she turns around (feminine)
Cuando la mujer advierte que la calle está cortada, pega la vuelta.When the woman notices the street is closed off, she turns around.
c. it turns around
El colectivo va derecho hasta el parque, donde pega la vuelta y vuelve a la estación de ferrocarril.The bus goes straight to the park, where it turns around and comes back to the train station.
d. turns around
Un conductor de autobús pega la vuelta para ayudar a un hombre al que están atacando.A bus driver turns around to help a man who's being attacked.
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(second person singular)
a. you turn around
Si pega la vuelta y se va, jamás volverá.If you turn around and leave, you'll never come back.
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