abrir la puerta
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abrir la puerta(
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pwehr
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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 make the door open)
a. to open the door
Wayne abrió la puerta. Ante él apareció el vasto desierto.Wayne opened the door. The vast desert appeared before him.
b. to open the gate
Abriremos las puertas del estadio a las 5 pm.We will open the stadium's gates at 5 pm.
2. (to make something happen; used with "a")
a. to open the door to
El descubrimiento de Hawking abrió la puerta a grandes avances en el campo de la física.Hawking's discovery opened the door to great advances in the field of physics.
b. to open the door for
El robot de cocina abre la puerta a una amplia gama de posibilidades en la cocina.The food processor opens the door for a wide range of possibilities in the kitchen.
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