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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 fail to keep up)
He's fallen so far behind in class, it will be difficult for him to catch up.Se ha rezagado tanto en las clases que le va a ser difícil alcanzar a los demás.
b. quedarse atrás
Stella wasn't as fit as the other walkers and soon fell behind.Stella no estaba en tan buena forma como los otros excursionistas y pronto se quedó atrás.
2. (to fail to meet a commitment; used with "with" or "in")
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
a. quedarse rezagado(a)
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