Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
get in line
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. ponerse en la fila
We got in line at 9.30 and waited for a whole hour.Nos pusimos en la fila a las 9.30 y esperamos una hora entera.
b. ponerse en la cola
We got in line five hours before the show started.Nos pusimos en la cola cinco horas antes de que empezara el espectáculo.
c. hacer fila
If you want to get in line, go ahead. I'm going back home.Si quieres hacer fila, adelante. Yo me vuelvo a casa.
d. hacer cola
I'll go get in line for a coffee.Voy a hacer cola para pedir un café.
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
We've combined the most accurate English to Spanish translations, dictionary, verb conjugations, and Spanish to English translators into one very powerful search box.
- Spanish DictionaryFeaturing more than 1 million translations
- Spanish TranslatorQuick and easy results from 3 translators
- Verb ConjugationsConjugations for every Spanish verb
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
- Fun and interactive
- Highly effective
- Easy to use
- Works on any device