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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
a. aumentar de peso
Nathan began to gain weight when he started putting bacon in everything.Nathan comenzó a aumentar de peso cuando comenzó a echarle tocino a todo.
b. subir de peso
Cynthia gained a lot of weight when she started drinking milk.Cynthia subió mucho de peso cuando empezó a tomar leche.
c. coger peso
Regionalism used in Spain
Steven gained weight because he put butter on everything.Steven cogió peso porque ponía mantequilla en todo.
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