permitir que

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permitir que(
pehr
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teer
 
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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. (general)
a. to allow
El hospital nos permite que visitemos al abuelo a cualquier hora que queramos.The hospital allows us to visit grandpa any time we want.
b. to let
¿Cómo pudo el sacerdote permitir que hicieran una fiesta en la iglesia?How could the priest let them have a party in the church?
c. to permit
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
Los sindicatos protestan porque la ley permite que los empresarios despidan sin indemnización alguna.The unions are protesting because the law permits employers to lay off workers with no severance pay.
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