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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
a. to answer questions
Mi esposa y yo tuvimos que contestar muchas preguntas en el control de inmigración del aeropuerto.My wife and I had to answer many questions at the airport's immigration control.
b. to reply to questions
Mi amiga Lula es jefa de recursos humanos y me enseñó cómo contestar preguntas en una entrevista de trabajo.Mi friend Lula is a human resources manager and she taught me how to reply to questions in a job interview.
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