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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 remain behind)
a. quedarse atrás
Tomas fell back to have a private word with Gina.Tomás se quedó atrás para hablar con Gina en privado.
b. quedarse rezagado
We suddenly noticed that Jose had fallen back and was lost in thought.Nos dimos cuenta de repente de que José se había quedado rezagado y que estaba ensimismado.
2. (to jump back)
3. (military; to move away from combat)
4. (to decrease)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
5. (military; retreat)
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