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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (imperative; used to address one person)
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
Get ready, Janet. We're leaving in five minutes.Prepárate, Janet. Nos vamos en cinco minutos.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
Get ready. You have to go on stage in the next act.Prepárese. Tiene que salir a escena en el próximo acto.
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 be prepared)
You need to get ready; your Spanish test is in two days.Tienes que prepararte, tu examen de español es dentro de dos días.
I'm going out tonight, so I'll get ready.Voy a salir esta noche, así que me arreglaré.
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
Are you still wearing your pajamas? It's very late. Get ready or you'll be late for school.¿Todavía estás en pijama? Es muy tarde. Alístate o llegarás tarde a la escuela.
d. aprontarse (Southern Cone)
Wait for me here. It'll take me only five minutes to get ready.Espérenme aquí. Tardo solo cinco minutos en aprontarme.
transitive verb phrase
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
4. (to prepare)
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