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"Get along" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "marcharse", and "manage" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "dirigir". Learn more about the difference between "get along" and "manage" below.
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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 leave)
a. marcharse
We ought to get along or we will not arrive to the party in time.Debemos marcharnos o no llegaremos a la fiesta a tiempo.
b. irse
He wants to get along now, so that he can get ahead of traffic.Quiere irse ahora para poder adelantarse al tráfico.
2. (to cope)
a. arreglárselas
We were all worried about Martin after his divorce, but he seems to be getting along without his ex-wife.Todos nos preocupamos por Martin después de su divorcio, pero parece que se las arregla sin su exesposa.
3. (to progress)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
How is he getting along in his recovery?¿Cómo le va con su recuperación?
It is okay that they didn't join us on the trip. We are getting along fine without them.Está bien que no nos acompañaran en el viaje. Vamos bien sin ellos.
4. (to have a good relationship)
a. llevarse bien
Although you should be strict, you should also get along with your employees, so that they respect you.Aunque debes ser estricto, debes llevarte bien con tus empleados para que te respeten.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
5. (used to dismiss somebody)
a. ¡vete!
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
There are too many people in this kitchen. Get along with you now!Hay demasiadas personas en esta cocina. ¡Vete ya!
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to direct)
a. dirigir
The employees are fed up with the way that the executives manage the company.Los empleados están hartos de la forma en la que los ejecutivos dirigen la empresa.
b. administrar
I know the woman who manages the South American branch of the company.Conozco a la mujer que administra la filial sudamericana de la empresa.
c. gestionar
In his new job, he will manage all information technology operations.En su nuevo cargo, él gestionará todas las operaciones de informática.
2. (to deal with)
a. manejar
I don't know how she manages so many responsibilities, but I admire her for it.No sé cómo maneja tantas responsabilidades, pero la admiro por hacerlo.
3. (to succeed)
a. conseguir
We managed to finish the project without you.Conseguimos terminar el proyecto sin ti.
b. lograr
Despite the rain, I managed to go for a run.A pesar de la lluvia, logré salir a correr.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to cope)
a. arreglárselas
He doesn't need help this time. He'll manage on his own.Él no necesita ayuda esta vez. Se las arreglará por su cuenta.
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