acercarse a
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acercarse a(
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sehr
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kahr
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seh
 
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to come close to)
a. to approach
Domingo se acercó a su esposa por detrás y le dio un buen susto.Domingo approached his wife from behind and gave her a good fright.
2. (to go to)
a. to come by
¿Me acerco a tu casa y probamos mi videojuego nuevo?Shall I come by your house so we can try my new videogame?
b. to drop by
Voy a acercarme a casa de la abuela para ver cómo está.I am going to drop by grandmother's to check how she is.
c. to pop into
De camino a casa, acércate a la tienda de la esquina y compra pan.Pop into the corner shop and get some bread on your way home.
3. (to become interested in)
a. to take an interest in
En sus últimos años, la economista mexicana se acercó a las teorías keynesianas.In her late years, the Mexican economist took an interest in Keynesian theories.
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