tiene lugar

tiene lugar(
tyeh
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neh
 
loo
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gahr
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. it takes place
Este evento deportivo tiene lugar cada cuatro años.This sports event takes place every four years.
b. it is taking place
En este mismo momento tiene lugar una manifestación en contra de la guerra en el centro de la ciudad.A demonstration against war is taking place downtown at this precise moment.
c. it's taking place
¿Está experimentando una transformación el país? - Por supuesto, tiene lugar, día a día, ante nuestros atónitos ojos.Is the country undergoing a transformation? - Of course, it's taking place day by day, while we watch in amazement.
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