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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 result)
The shyest girl in class ended up becoming a famous actress.La chica más tímida de la clase terminó por convertirse en una actriz famosa.
I ended up at a restaurant close to home, because the traffic was too heavy to go elsewhere.Acabé en un restaurante cerca de casa, porque el tráfico estaba demasiado pesado para ir a otro lado.
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
a. terminar, acabar
to e up doing somethingterminar or acabar haciendo algo
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