sit up straight
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sit up straight(
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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. (to sit upright)
a. sentarse derecho
If you don't sit up straight, your back is going to stay like that!Si no te sientas derecho, ¡se te va quedar la espalda así!
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (used to address one person)
a. síentate derecho
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)
Sit up straight at the dinner table, please.Siéntate derecho durante la cena, por favor.
3. (used to address more than one person)
a. siéntense derecho (plural)
Sit up straight in your desks, kids.Niños, siéntense derecho en los pupitres.
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