estar al acecho
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estar al acecho(
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seh
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choh
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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. (general)
a. to be on the prowl
Los ciervos no saben que los lobos están al acecho.The deer don't know that the wolves are on the prowl.
b. to lie in wait
El enemigo está al acecho, listo para atacar.The enemy is lying in wait, ready to attack.
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