fall into
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fall into(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to begin to be in)
a. caer en
The old theater fell into disrepair, but it has been beautifully restored.El antiguo teatro cayó en mal estado, pero ha sido bellamente restaurado.
2. (to begin to do)
a. agarrar
Jordan fell into the habit of drinking sweet tea every day with lunch.Jordán agarró el costumbre de tomar té dulce todos los días con el almuerzo.
b. coger
Janire fell into the habit of eating a lot of spicy food when she was in Mexico.Janire cogió el costumbre de comer mucho picante cuando estaba en México.
3. (to be able to be categorized)
a. poderse clasificar
The people who still support him fall into two groups: evil people and misinformed people.La gente que todavía lo apoya se pueden clasificar en dos grupos: personas malas y personas mal informadas.
4. (to belong to a particular group)
a. estar incluido en
This topic falls into Mike's area of specialization.Este tema está incluido en el área de especialización de Mike.
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fall into
intransitive verb
1 (be divided)
it falls into four parts se divide en cuatro partes; it falls into this category está incluido en esta categoría; his poems fall into three categories sus poemas se dividen en tres categorías
2
to fall into error/bad habits/bad ways incurrir en error/adquirir malos hábitos/coger or tomar un mal camino; to fall into conversation with sb entablar conversación con algn
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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