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intransitive verb phrase
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.).
a. to pace nervously
Los estudiantes caminaban nerviosos por el pasillo de la facultad, esperando a que pusieran los resultados de sus exámenes en el tablón de anuncios.The students paced the faculty corridor nervously, waiting for their test results to be posted on the bulletin board.
no direct translation
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
Caminé nervioso hasta la oficina de mi jefa y llamé a la puerta. ¿Por qué querría verme?I was nervous as I walked to my boss' office and knocked on her door. Why might she want to see me?
La chica caminaba nerviosa hacia su casa. Su padre le había dicho que tenía que estar de vuelta a las 10 pm y eran las 12 pm.The girl was nervous as she walked home. Her father had told her she had to be back by 10 pm, and it was 12 pm.
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