finish school
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finish school(
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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 complete an education)
a. terminar la escuela
My brother didn't finish school. He dropped out when he was 16.Mi hermano no terminó la escuela. Dejó los estudios cuando tenía 16 años.
b. terminar la universidad (institute of higher education)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Some students receive job offers before they finish school.Algunos estudiantes reciben ofertas de empleo antes de terminar la universidad.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (imperative)
a. termina la escuela
Finish school. That job can wait until you graduate.Termina la escuela. El trabajo puede esperar hasta que te gradúes.
b. termina la universidad (institute of higher education)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Finish school first. You just have three more credits to go.Primero termina la universidad. Sólo te quedan tres créditos.
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