dry off

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dry off(
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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 become dry)
a. secarse
I shut the water off, then opened the shower door to grab a towel and dry off.Cerré el agua, luego abrí la puerta de la regadera para agarrar una toalla para secarme.
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
2. (to become dry)
a. secar
Andy gave his dog a bath and dried him off with a towel.Andy le dio un baño a su perro y lo secó con una toalla.
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dry off
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
[+clothes etc] secarse
transitive verb
secar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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