set an alarm
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set an alarm(
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larm
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (infinitive)
a. poner la alarma
I forgot to set an alarm, and I ended up sleeping in until 10:30.Me olvidé de poner la alarma y dormí hasta las 10:30.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. pon la alarma
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)
(singular)
Set an alarm so you don't forget to take the bread out of the oven.Pon la alarma para que no se te olvide sacar el pan del horno.
b. ponga la alarma
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Set an alarm for 5:30 am.Ponga la alarma para las 5:30 am.
3. (imperative; used to address more than one person)
a. pongan la alarma (plural)
Don't just assume that you'll wake up. Set an alarm.No den por sentado que se vayan a despertar solos. Pongan la alarma.
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