estar de vacaciones

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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 vacation
Mis padres están de vacaciones y tengo la casa para mí sola.My parents are on vacation and I have the house all to myself.
b. to be on holiday (United Kingdom)
Te recuerdo que estaré de vacaciones del 15 de julio al 15 de agosto.Just a reminder that I'll be on holiday from July 15th to August 15th.
c. to go on vacation
Solíamos ir a Cádiz, pero el pasado verano estuvimos en Santander de vacaciones.We used to go to Cadiz, but last summer we went to Santander on vacation.
d. to go on holiday (United Kingdom)
Viajo mucho a Fráncfort por negocios. - Yo estuve una vez allí de vacaciones.I travel a lot to Frankfurt on business. - I went there once on holiday.
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