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Are both correct? What's the difference in connotation?

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  • Are you trying to say: Stop imitating me?
    – Gustavson
    Commented Nov 12, 2021 at 22:13
  • Yes, exactly. (5yo echoes: "yes, exactly!") Commented Nov 13, 2021 at 0:26
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There is no difference in denotative or connotative meaning between:

"Deja de copiarme, little brother/sister"

and

"Para de copiarme, little brother/sister".

Both are correct and natural.

The only slight difference might be one of register. The verb "parar" in verb phrases like "parar de + infinitive" is a bit more informal than the neutral "dejar de + infinitive".

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  • @今夜九 You are right. I read "S" instead of "5".
    – Gustavson
    Commented Nov 13, 2021 at 14:58

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