asistir a la universidad
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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. (general)
a. to attend college
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El año pasado, el gobierno creó un programa de becas para ayudar a que jóvenes de escasos recursos puedan asistir a la universidadLast year, the government created a scholarship program to help young people from low-income backgrounds attend college.
b. to attend university (United Kingdom)
Los papás de Gabriela eran gente trabajadora, y su sueño era que su hija pudiera asistir a la universidad.Gabriela's parents were working-class people, and their dream was for their daughter to be able to attend university.
c. to go to college
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La educación da frutos. Mi papá, por ejemplo, fue la primera persona de su familia en asistir a la universidad, y ahora es dueño de una compañía multimillonaria.Education pays off. My dad, for example, was the first member of his family to go to college, and now he's the owner of a multi-million dollar company.
d. to go to university (United Kingdom)
El plan de Cindy es graduarse de la escuela con honores y luego asistir a la universidad.Cindy's plan is to graduate from school with honours, and then go to university.
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