turn the page
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
turn the page(
tuhrn
 
thuh
 
peyj
)
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 flip the page)
a. pasar la página
The man the in the chair turned the page of the book he was reading and glanced up.El hombre sentado en la silla pasó la página del libro que leía y echó una mirada hacia arriba.
b. dar vuelta a la página
I got a paper cut when I turned the page of the book.Me corté con el papel cuando di vuelta a la página.
c. dar vuelta la página (Southern Cone)
Don't turn the page until I've finished reading, sweetie!¡No des vuelta la página hasta que termine de leer, mi amor!
2. (to move on to something new)
a. pasar página
When it comes to racial discrimination, it is time to turn the page.En lo que respecta a la discriminación racial, es hora de pasar página.
b. dar vuelta la página (Southern Cone)
I believe it is time to turn the page and guarantee free health care for all.Me parece que es hora de dar vuelta la página y garantizar la atención médica gratuita para todos.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
3. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. pasa la página
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)
Turn the page and look at the illustration.Pasa la página y mira la ilustración.
b. pase la página
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Turn the page and take a look at the graph.Pase la página y mire la gráfica.
c. dale vuelta a la página
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)
Turn the page and keep reading, please.Dale vuelta a la página y sigue leyendo, por favor.
d. dele vuelta a la página
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Turn the page and read the last part of the contract.Dele vuelta a la página y lea la última parte del contrato.
e. dale vuelta la página
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)
That's not the article I was talking about. Turn the page.No me refería a ese artículo. Dale vuelta la página.
f. dele vuelta la página
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Turn the page and look at the next dress in the catalogue. Perhaps that's one that would interest you.Dele la vuelta la página y mire el siguiente vestido en el catálogo. Quizá ese le interese.
4. (imperative; used to address more than one person)
a. pasen la página (plural)
OK kids, turn the page and read the poem out loud.Okey chicos, pasen la página y lean el poema en voz alta.
b. denle vuelta a la página (plural)
Turn the page and look at problem #5.Denle vuelta a la página y miren el problema #5.
c. denle vuelta la página (plural) (Southern Cone)
Turn the page, and we will talk about the famous painting by Caravaggio that appears there.Denle vuelta la página, y hablaremos del famoso cuadro de Caravaggio que aparece allí.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Examplesloading
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning