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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 hit the road
Prefiero emprender camino temprano para evitar el tráfico.I prefer to hit the road early to avoid traffic.
b. to get on the road
Mi padre siempre llena el tanque y revisa el auto antes de emprender camino.My father always fills the tank and checks the car before getting on the road.
c. to get underway
Emprendimos camino tan pronto amaneció.We got underway as soon as the day dawned.
d. to take the road (United Kingdom)
Preparamos nuestras maletas, desayunamos y emprendimos camino.We packed our bags, had breakfast, and took the road.
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