wait a minute

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wait a minute(
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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 hold on for a brief period)
a. esperar un momento
After the teacher lined up the children, she asked them to wait a minute at the door.Después de que los niños se alienaron, la maestra les pidió que esperaran un minuto en la entrada.
b. esperar un minuto
You have to wait a minute while the cookies cool. Then you can eat them.Tienes que esperar un minuto mientras las galletas se enfrían. Entonces te las puedes comer.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (imperative)
a. espera un momento
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)
Wait a minute! I have to get my backpack.¡Espera un momento! Tengo que buscar mi mochila.
b. espera un minuto
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)
Wait a minute! Don't run so fast!¡Espera un minuto! ¡No corras tan rápido!
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