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"Get closer" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "acercarse más", and "come closer" is an intransitive verb phrase which is also often translated as "acercarse más". Learn more about the difference between "get closer" and "come closer" below.
get closer(
geht
 
klo
-
suhr
)
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 move toward)
a. acercarse más
I didn't dare get closer to the edge of the cliff.No me atreví a acercarme más al borde del acantilado.
2. (to become friendlier)
a. intimar más
Maggie and I got closer when we worked on a project together.Maggie y yo intimamos cuando trabajábamos en un proyecto juntos.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
3. (move toward; used to address one person)
a. acércate más
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Get closer to the window and speak up so the teller can hear you.Acércate más a la ventanilla y habla más fuerte para que el cajero te escuche bien.
b. acérquese más
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Get closer to the machine, ma'am. Now don't move for just a moment.Acérquese más a la máquina, señora. Ahora no se mueva por un momento.
4. (move toward; used to address more than one person)
a. acérquense más (plural)
Get closer to the camera, kids.Acérquense más a la cámara, chicos.
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come closer(
kuhm
 
klo
-
suhr
)
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 approach)
a. acercarse más
If you come closer, I think you'll see the puppy hiding behind its mother.Si te acercas más, creo que puedes ver al perrito que está escondido detrás de su madre.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (imperative)
a. acercate más
Come closer. I can't hear you.Acércate más. No puedo oírte.
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