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Sentence

Está usted despedido.

Pronunciation


Translation

You're fired.



Analysis


está
     1. v. second-person singular present indicative of estar
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of estar
     3. v. informal second-person singular positive imperative of estar
     estar
          1. v. To have a (transient) location in space. Compare ser, quedar.
          2. v. Denotes a copula, in a transient fashion. Compare ser.
          3. v. Auxiliary verb for the progressive aspect, precedes the gerund of the verb.
usted
     1. pron. second person formal, you (singular)
     2. pron. (a, Colombia, chiefly Bogotá) second person informal, you (singular)
despedido
     1. adj. laid off, dismissed (employees).
     2. v. past participle of despedir
     despedir
          1. v. To dismiss.
          2. v. To fire from a job.
          3. vr. de To say goodbye to someone.


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