buckle up
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buckle up(
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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)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. ponerse el cinturón de seguridad
Had you buckled up, you wouldn't have gotten injured in the accident.Si te hubieras puesto el cinturón de seguridad, no te habrías lastimado en el accidente.
b. abrocharse el cinturón de seguridad
The officer gave us a ticket because you didn't buckle up.El policía nos puso una multa porque no te abrochaste el cinturón de seguridad.
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buckle up
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
(US) ponerse el cinturón de seguridad
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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