play with

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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.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to amuse yourself with)
a. jugar con
Can you come over and play with me?¿Puedes venir a jugar conmigo?
2. (music)
a. tocar con
The band invited a violinist and pianist to play with them on Friday.La banda invitó a una violinista y un pianista a tocar con ellos el viernes.
3. (sports)
a. jugar con
Esteban loves tennis, and he plays with his brother every afternoon.A Esteban le encanta el tenis y juega con su hermano todas las tardes.
4. (to mess with)
a. jugar con
I'm very much in love with you. Don't play with my heart, please.Estoy muy enamorado de ti. No juegues con mi corazón, por favor.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
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5. (amuse yourself with; imperative; used to address one person)
a. juega con
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)
Play with me! I'm bored.¡Juega conmigo! Estoy aburrido.
b. juegue con
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Play with your friends while I make dinner.Juegue con sus amigos mientras yo preparo la cena.
6. (music; imperative; used to address one person)
a. toca con
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)
Play with us tonight.Toca con nosotros esta noche.
b. toque con
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
If you can play the trumpet, play with your hometown band.Si sabe tocar la trompeta, toque con la banda de su pueblo.
7. (sports; imperative; used to address one person)
a. juega con
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)
Play with us. We're meeting after school.Juega con nosotros. Nos reuniremos después de clase.
b. juegue con
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
If you like playing tennis, play with Marta. She plays quite well.Si le gusta jugar al tenis, juegue con Marta. Juega bastante bien.
8. (amuse yourselves with; imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. jueguen con (plural)
Play with those kids. They have a ball.Jueguen con esos niños. Tienen una pelota.
9. (music; imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. toquen con (plural)
You brought your instruments, didn't you? Play with us then.Trajeron sus instrumentos, ¿verdad?. Toquen con nosotros pues.
10. (sports; imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. jueguen con (plural)
If you want to win, play with our team.Si quieren ganar, jueguen con nuestro equipo.
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