take notes

take notes(
teyk
 
nots
)
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. (write things down)
a. tomar notas
If you want to learn, you need to take notes.Si quieres aprender, necesitas tomar notas.
b. tomar apuntes
Taking notes helps me to retain the information my professor talks about.Tomar apuntes me ayuda a retener la información que mi profesor trata.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
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2. (imperative: used to address one person)
a. toma notas
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
I keep falling asleep in class. - Take notes. That might help you.Siempre me duermo en clase. - Toma notas. Quizás eso te ayude.
b. toma apuntes
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
I'm not going to be in class today. Take notes for me, okay?No voy a estar en clase hoy. Toma apuntes por mí, ¿sale?
3. (imperative: used to address multiple people)
a. tomen notas (plural)
Today's lesson is very important. Take notes.La lección de hoy es muy importante. Tomen notas.
b. tomen apuntes (plural)
Take notes, students. I'm going to talk about tomorrow's exam.Tomen apuntes, estudiantes. Voy a hablar sobre el examen de mañana.
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