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"Come together" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "reunirse", and "come apart" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "romperse". Learn more about the difference between "come together" and "come apart" below.
come together(
kuhm
 
tuh
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geh
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thuhr
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to gather)
a. reunirse
The family came together to celebrate Christmas.La familia se reunió para celebrar la Navidad.
b. juntarse
The normally distant neighbors came together to assist one another after the earthquake.Los vecinos normalmente distantes se juntaron para ayudarse mutuamente después del terremoto.
2. (to gel)
a. tomar forma
After weeks of hard work, our project is finally coming together.Después de semanas de arduo trabajo, nuestro proyecto finalmente está tomado forma.
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come apart
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. romperse
The chair came apart the second I sat down on it.La silla se me rompió el momento que me senté.
b. reventarse
This old sweater is coming apart, but I can't bring myself to throw it away.Se está reventando este viejo suéter, pero no he podido tirarlo.
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