blow over
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blow over(
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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 fall over)
a. caerse
The hole for the fence post needs to be nice and deep, or else it'll blow over.El hoyo para el poste para la valla tiene que ser bien profundo, porque si no, se caerá.
b. ser derribado
The soccer goal had blown over during the night.La portería de fútbol había sido derribada durante la noche.
2. (to end)
a. pasar
It's not even worth it to try to shovel the snow until the blizzard's blown over.Ni siquiera vale la pena tratar de sacar la nieve hasta que haya pasado la ventisca.
b. amainar
Once the storm had blown over, we went outside to assess the damage.Una vez que había amainado la tormenta, salimos a evaluar los daños.
3. (to be forgotten)
a. olvidarse
Don't worry about Derek; I know he seems mad now, but it all will have blown over by tomorrow.No te preocupes por Derek; sé que parece muy enojado ahora, pero mañana todo se habrá olvidado.
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
4. (to knock over)
a. derribar
The wind blew over the mailbox, and the package got all wet.El viento derribó el buzón de correos, y el paquete se empapó.
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blow over
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (storm)
a. amainar
2. (scandal)
a. calmarse
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blow over
transitive verb
derribar; tumbar
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 [+tree etc] caer
2 [+storm] pasar
3 [+dispute] olvidarse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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