poner una inyección
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poner una inyección(
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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 administer an injection)
a. to give an injection
La enfermera le puso una inyección para calmarle el dolor.The nurse gave him an injection to relieve the pain.
ponerse una inyección
A pronominal verb phrase combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Se dio cuenta del problema.)
pronominal verb phrase
2. (to receive an injection)
a. to get an injection
Recuerda que tienes que ir al consultorio a ponerte una inyección. - ¿Cómo podría olvidarlo?Remember you have to go to the doctor's office to get an injection. - How could I possibly forget?
b. to get a shot
El médico me dijo que las pastillas apenas me están haciendo efecto y que tengo que ponerme una inyección.The doctor told me that the pills are barely working and I have to get a shot.
3. (to administer oneself an injection)
a. to give oneself an injection
Desde que tengo la pierna escayolada, todos los días me pongo una inyección de heparina.Since I've had my leg in plaster, I've been giving myself a heparin injection every day.
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