get a car
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get a car(
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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 obtain a car)
a. conseguir un coche
If you want to go to the concert, you'll have to get a car. You can't borrow mine.Si quieres ir al concierto, tendrás que conseguir un coche. No te puedo prestar el mío.
b. obtener un coche
I need to get a car. I'm sick of riding my bike.Necesito obtener un coche. Estoy harto de andar en bici.
c. conseguir un carro
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I got a car when I was 16 years old.Conseguí un coche cuando tenía 16 años.
d. obtener un carro
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I got a car! Want to go for a drive?¡Obtuve un carro! ¿Quieres ir a dar una vuelta?
2. (to purchase a car)
a. comprar un coche
I got a car last week. It was expensive.Compré un coche la semana pasada. Fue cara.
b. comprar un carro
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I got a car for my daughter on her birthday.Le compré un carro a mi hija en su cumpleaños.
3. (to receive a car)
a. recibir un coche
I got a car for my birthday! I'm so happy!¡Recibí un coche por mi cumpleaños! ¡Estoy tan feliz!
b. recibir un carro
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I didn't get a car until I graduated from high school.No recibí un carro sino hasta después de graduarme de la prepa.
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