tell me a joke
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tell me a joke
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. cuéntame un chiste
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., How are you?).
Tell me a joke. - OK. So a priest and a donkey walk into a bar...Cuéntame un chiste. - Listo. Bueno, un cura y un burro entran a un bar...
b. cuénteme un chiste
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
Tell me a joke. - Really? Wow, that's the first time I've been asked that in a job interview.Cuénteme un chiste. - ¿Un chiste? Vaya, es la primera vez que me piden eso una entrevista
intransitive verb phrase
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.).
a. contarme un chiste
Carlos told me a joke that was really funny. Let's see if I can remember how it goes. It was something about a doctor and an engineer.Carlos me contó un chiste bien gracioso. Déjame ver si lo recuerdo bien. Era algo de un médico y un ingeniero.
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