give a present
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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. (to gift a present)
a. dar un regalo
On Valentine's Day, the teacher gave a present to each student.El Día de San Valentín, la maestra le dio un regalo a cada estudiante.
b. hacer un regalo
I gave a present to Ana to cheer her up.Le hice un regalo a Ana para levantarle el ánimo.
c. obsequiar un regalo
Clare's supervisor gave her a present on her birthday.La supervisora de Clare le obsequió un regalo en su cumpleaños.
2. (to hand a present)
a. entregar un regalo
My sister gave a present to me. It's for the kids.Mi hermana me entregó un regalo. Es para los chicos.
b. dar un regalo
Tom gave a present to his wife to hide it from the kids.Tom le dio un regalo a su esposa para que lo escondiera de los niños.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
3. (imperative, to gift a present)
a. dale un regalo
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)
Give a present to each child at the party.Dale un regalo a cada niño en la fiesta.
b. hazle un regalo
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)
Give a present to every guest.Hazle un regalo a cada invitado.
c. obséquiale un regalo
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)
Give a present to Caleb's mom when you meet her.Obséquiale un regalo a la madre de Caleb cuando la conozcas.
4. (imperative, to hand a present)
a. entrégale un regalo
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)
Give a present to your brother. He'll help you open them.Entrégale un regalo a tu hermano. Te ayudará a abrirlos.
b. dale un regalo
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)
Please give a present to Jim to thank him for his help.Dale un regalo a Jim para ayudarnos para agradecerle su ayuda.
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