stop working
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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 stop performing a task)
a. dejar de trabajar
In 1950, Anthony stopped working at the factory and took a job as a salesperson.En 1950, Anthony dejó de trabajar en la fábrica y empezó a trabajar de vendedor.
2. (to stop operating)
a. dejar de funcionar
Suddenly, the engine stopped working and it began to smoke.De pronto, el motor dejó de funcionar y empezó a echar humo.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
3. (imperative)
a. deja de trabajar
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
Stop working! It's too late and you've been working all day long.¡Deja de trabajar! Es muy tarde y has estado trabajando todo el día.
b. deje de trabajar
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
Follow my advice: stop working and get some rest.Siga mi consejo: deje de trabajar y descanse un poco.
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