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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 rest)
a. tomar un descanso
All right, we're going to take a break. Meet back here in 20 minutes.Bueno, vamos a tomar un descanso. Nos vemos aquí en 20 minutos.
I've been working on this for four hours straight. I need to take a break.He estado trabajando en esto por cuatro horas consecutivas. Necesito tomar un descanso.
b. tomarse un descanso
I'm going to take a break now that there are hardly any customers.Me voy a tomar un descanso ahora que apenas hay clientes.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
2. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. tómate un descanso
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., How are you?).
You've been working hard, McKenzie. Take a break, okay?Estuviste trabajando muy duro, McKenzie. Tómate un descanso, ¿está bien?
b. tómese un descanso
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
It's a complex proposal. Take a break and come back to it after lunch.Es una propuesta compleja. Tómese un descanso y continúe después del almuerzo.
3. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. tómense un descanso (plural)
You've been doing the garden all afternoon. Take a break and have a snack.Han estado trabajando en el jardín toda la tarde. Tómense un descanso y coman un refrigerio.
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