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dar a luz loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (alumbrar un bebé)give birth v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  go into labor v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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Compound Forms:
SpanishEnglish
dar luz verde a,
darle luz verde a alguien
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
coloquial (autorizar)give [sb] the go-ahead v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  give [sb] green-light to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 No me dieron luz verde a la entrada del club.
dar luz verde a,
darle luz verde a algo
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
coloquial (aprobar)give [sth] the go-ahead v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  give [sth] green-light to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Creo que darán luz verde a la construcción del puente.
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