poner en orden
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poner en orden(
poh
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nehr
 
ehn
 
ohr
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dehn
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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 clean up)
a. to put in order
Tengo que poner en orden mi cuarto antes de que llegue mi mamá o me va a matar.I have to put my room in order before my mom comes or she will kill me.
b. to tidy up
Tenemos que poner en orden la casa antes de que lleguen los invitados.We need to tidy up the house before the guests arrive.
2. (to organize in a sequence)
a. to put in order
Los libros en ese anaquel no están en orden alfabético. Ponlos en orden, por favor.The books on that shelf are not in alphabetical order. Put them in order, please.
3. (to do something efficiently)
a. to put in order
El nuevo director ejecutivo ha prometido poner en orden las finanzas de la empresa.The new CEO has promised to put in order the company's finances.
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