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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to stare at)
2. (to stare)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Emilio sat there gawking when I told him about the accident.Emilio se quedó boquiabierto cuando le conté sobre el accidente.
My brother could only gawk when he opened the door and saw a man in a monkey costume.Mi hermano se quedó ahí papando moscas al abrir la puerta y ver un hombre disfrazado de mono.
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