follow the instructions
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follow the instructions(
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thuh
 
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struhk
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shuhnz
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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. (infinitive)
a. seguir las instrucciones
You have to read and follow the instructions on the hair dye box. Your hair is going to come out orange if you don't do it right.Tienes que leer y seguir las instrucciones que hay en la caja del tinte. El cabello te saldrá naranja si no lo haces bien.
b. seguir las indicaciones
In order to follow the instructions, you have to take the time to read them first.Para seguir las indicaciones, primero tienes que tomarte el tiempo para leerlas.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. sigue las instrucciones
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Follow the instructions in order to reactivate your card.Sigue las instrucciones para reactivar la tarjeta.
b. sigue las indicaciones
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Follow the instructions in order to get the best results.Sigue las indicaciones para obtener los mejores resultados.
c. siga las instrucciones
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Follow the instructions in order to build the shelf.Siga las instrucciones para construir el estante.
d. siga las indicaciones
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Read and follow the instructions before putting on the face mask.Lea y siga las indicaciones antes de ponerse la mascarilla.
3. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. sigan las instrucciones (plural)
Follow the instructions to complete the activity. You can work in groups.Sigan las instrucciones para completar la actividad. Pueden trabajar en grupos.
b. sigan las indicaciones (plural)
Follow the instructions that I'm going to give you and then you can begin.Sigan las indicaciones que les voy a dar y luego pueden empezar.
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