estar de vuelta
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estar de vuelta(
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bwehl
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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 have returned)
a. to be back
Gabriela estaba de vuelta en casa a las 9 pm.Gabriela was back home at 9 pm.
2. (to feel indifferent; often used with "de")
a. to be blassé about
Ramón está de vuelta de eso de salir con chicas. Nadie parece impresionarle.Ramon is blassé about dating girls. No one seems to impress him.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Gus era uno de esos viejos reporteros de guerra que está de vuelta de todo.Gus was one of those old war correspondents who's seen it all before.
Entiendo que estés fascinado por el mundo del cine, muchacho, pero yo ya estoy de vuelta.I can understand you're fascinated with the world of movies, kid, but I'm too old to be surprised.
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