freshen up
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freshen up
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 wash up)
a. refrescarse
The meeting doesn't start for another hour, so I'm going to go back to my hotel room to freshen up.La reunión no empieza hasta dentro de una hora, así que voy a regresar a la habitación del hotel para refrescarme.
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
2. (to rejuvenate)
a. variar
We've had the same decorations for years. Don't you think we should freshen things up a bit?Llevamos años con la misma decoración. ¿No te parece que deberíamos variar las cosas un poco?
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freshen up
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (wash)
a. refrescarse
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freshen up
transitive verb
(wash) lavar
to freshen o.s. up refrescarse; lavarse
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
(wash o.s.) refrescarse; lavarse
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