ser para
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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. (used to refer to the recipient)
a. to be for
¿Para quién es esta carta? - Es para Anselmo.Who's this letter for? - It's for Anselmo.
2. (used to refer to purpose)
a. to be for
¿Para qué quieres todos estos muebles que estás comprando? - Es para el sótano, que lo acabamos de reformar.What’s the plan for all this furniture you’re buying? - It’s for our basement that we just remodeled.
b. to be made for
El verano es para disfrutar de la playa.Summer is made for enjoying the beach.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¿Te caíste otra vez? El esquí no es para ti, amigo.Did you fall again? You're not made for skiing, buddy.
Las grandes ciudades no son para mí.I'm not made for big cities.
3. (used to refer to the winner)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Al final, el Óscar fue para la joven actriz británica.In the end, the Oscar went to the young British actress.
El cuarto set fue para el jugador alemán, que empató el partido.The German player took the fourth set to tie the match.
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