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tell the truth
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. di la verdad
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
Tell the truth, Tony. Was it you?Di la verdad, Tony. ¿Fuiste tú?
b. diga la verdad
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
Tell the truth, Mr. Spade, or you'll be in serious trouble.Diga la verdad, Sr. Spade, o tendrá serios problemas.
2. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
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.).
3. (to say what's true)
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