get gas
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get gas(
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. (general)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. cargar gasolina
I waited 20 minutes to get gas. This city needs more gas stations.Esperé 20 minutos para cargar gasolina. Esta ciudad necesita más gasolineras.
b. echar gasolina
My brother used my car all day and returned it without getting gas.Mi hermano usó mi carro todo el día y me lo devolvió sin echarle gasolina.
c. llenar el depósito
My husband and I were left stranded on the highway because he forgot to get gas.My esposo y yo quedamos encallados en la carretera porque se olvidó de llenar el depósito.
d. cargar nafta (River Plate)
You should get gas here. There won't be another gas station until we get to Salta.Debes cargar nafta aquí. No habrá otra gasolinera hasta que lleguemos a Salta.
e. tanquear
Regionalism used in Colombia
Do we need to get gas? - No, we have enough.¿Necesitamos tanquear? - No, tenemos suficiente.
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