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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 eat in a restaurant)
a. to eat out
Vístete. Hoy comemos fuera. - Ah, ¿celebramos algo?Get dressed. We're eating out. - Oh, are we celebrating something?
b. to go out for lunch
Regionalism used in Mexico
Regionalism used in Spain
El domingo comimos fuera, pero cenamos en casa.On Sunday we went out for lunch, but we had dinner at home.
c. to go out for dinner
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
El sábado es mi cumpleaños y comeremos fuera.It's my birthday on Saturday, so we'll go out for dinner.
2. (to eat outdoors)
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