USAGE NOTE
This phrase may also be written "surf the Net."
surf the net(
suhrf
 
thuh
 
neht
)
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. (computing)
a. navegar por la Red
I spent hours surfing the net to gather information for my essay.Pasé horas navegando por la Red para recopilar información para mi trabajo.
b. navegar en la Red
Louis found this absolute bargain surfing the net.Louis encontró esta tremenda ganga navegando en la Red.
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. navega por la Red
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)
When and where are they playing? - I don't know. Surf the net and you'll soon find out.¿Cuándo y dónde tocan? - No sé. Navega por la Red y enseguida lo averiguarás.
b. navega en la Red
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Please surf the net until you find the answer to the following questions.Por favor, navega en la Red hasta encontrar respuesta a las siguientes preguntas.
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