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Sentence

Está usted despedido.

Pronunciation

pronunciation

Translation

You're fired.



Analysis


está
     1. v. informal second-person singular positive imperative of estar
     estar
          1. v. to be (have a temporary or permanent location in space)
          2. v. to be (denotes a copula, in a transient fashion)
          3. v. to be (auxiliary verb for the progressive/continuous aspect, preceding the gerund of the verb)
          4. v. to be in a state (in a passive voice sense)
          5. v. to be, stay (denotes a copula, in a transient fashion)
          6. v. to be to be done, to be (still) undone:
          7. v. to be in a long-term state (in specific idioms)
usted
     1. pron. second person formal; you (singular)
     2. pron. (Costa Rica, Colombia, chiefly Bogotá) second person informal; you (singular)
despedido
     1. adj. laid off, dismissed (employees)
     2. Participle. past participle of despedir
     despedir
          1. v. to dismiss
          2. v. to fire from a job
          3. v. to say goodbye (to someone)




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