estar de pie

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estar de pie(
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tahr
 
deh
 
pyeh
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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 standing up
No se puede estar de pie cuando el autocar está en marcha.You cannot be standing up when the bus is moving.
b. to stand up
No había asientos libres y tuvimos que estar de pie durante todo el concierto.There were no free seats and we had to stand up for the whole concert.
c. to be on one's feet
Cuando trabajas en una tienda, estás de pie todo el día.When working in a shop, you're on your feet all day.
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