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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. (computing)
a. hacer una búsqueda
I did a search on the Internet for doctoral theses on global warming.Hice una búsqueda en Internet de tesis doctorales sobre el calentamiento global.
2. (to conduct an inspection)
a. hacer un registro
The police did a search of the suspect's house.La policía hizo un registro de la casa del sospechoso.
b. realizar un allanamiento
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Coast Guard officials did a search of the boat.Los guardacostas realizaron un allanamiento del barco.
c. realizar un cateo
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Police officers did a search of the apartment.Agentes de la policía realizaron un cateo del apartamento.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
3. (computing; used to address one person)
a. haz una búsqueda
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Do a search to find out the restaurant's phone number.Haz una búsqueda para saber el número de teléfono del restaurante.
b. haga una búsqueda
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Now that you know how a browser works, do a search.Ahora que sabe cómo funciona un navegador, haga una búsqueda.
4. (computing; used to address multiple people)
a. hagan una búsqueda (plural)
Open your laptops and do a search on the Internet.Abran sus portátiles y hagan una búsqueda en Internet.
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