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caminar de un lado a otro
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
a. to walk up and down
Estoy harta de caminar de un lado a otro. ¡Es tan duro ser turista!I'm fed up with walking up and down. It's so hard to be a tourist!
b. to walk back and forth
Había mucha gente y mi hermana y yo nos perdimos la una de la otra. Caminé de un lado a otro tratando de encontrarla, pero no lo conseguí.There were a lot of people and my sister and I got separated. I walked back and forth trying to find her, but I didn't manage to.
c. to pace
¿Puedes dejar de caminar de un lado a otro, por favor? Me estás poniendo nervioso.Can you stop pacing, please? You're making me nervous.
d. to run around
Teníamos que hacer muchos recados, así que estuvimos toda la tarde caminando de un lado a otro.We had a lot of errands to run, so we were running around all afternoon.
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