Chapter 10 - True Passive Voice, Passive Constructions with Se, Se in accidental happenings, Estar + past participle, Hace in time expressions Flashcards Preview

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dar a

to face

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dar a conocer

to make known

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dar a entender

to make known

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dar a luz

to give birth to

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dar algo por sentado

to take something for granted, assume

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dar animo

to cheer up

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dar con

to find

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dar cuenta de

to account for

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dar cuerda a

to wind (a watch/clock/toy)

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dar de baja

to drop (a class), dismiss, discharge

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dar el pesame por

to extend sympathies or condolences

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dar en

to hit

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dar en el clavo

to hit the mark, hit the nail on the head

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dar gato por liebre

to cheat, deceive

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dar la lata

to annoy, bother

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dar la vuelta

to turn, rotate something

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dar parte

to inform, notify

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darse cuenta de

to realize

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darse prisa

to hurry

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How is the passive voice formed in Spanish?

The same as it is in English: ser + past participle + por

"Don Quixote fue escrito por Cervantes." - Don Quixote was written by Cervantes.
"La puerta sera abierto por el conserje" - The door will be opened by the concierge.