tener culpa

tener culpa(
teh
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nehr
 
kool
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pah
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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. (general)
a. to be to blame
La empresa cerró y los empleados dicen que nosotros tenemos culpa de todo.The company went out of business and the employees say that we are to blame.
b. to be responsible
Recuerda, Javier, que tú no tienes culpa de que tus padres se hayan divorciado.Remember, Javier, that you're not responsible for your parent's divorce.
c. to be guilty
Yo no tengo culpa de las cosas malas que te ocurrieron.I'm not guilty for the bad things that happened to you.
d. to be one's fault
¡Ustedes tienen culpa de que hayamos perdido el partido!It's your fault that we lost the game!
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