get into college
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get into college(
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)
a. ser admitido a la universidad
I heard you got into college! Congratulations!¡Me dijeron que fuiste admitido a la universidad! ¡Felicidades!
b. entrar a la universidad
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Not a lot of kids from this school get into college.No muchos alumnos de este colegio entran a la universidad.
c. entrar en la universidad
If you get into college, you'll have much better chances of getting a good job.Si entras en la universidad, tendrás muchas más posibilidades de conseguir un buen trabajo.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
If I don't improve my grades, I won't get into college.Si no mejoro mis notas, no me van a aceptar en la universidad.
Yolanda is pretty sure she'll get into college somewhere, but she hasn't heard back from her first choice yet.Yolanda está bastante segura que alguna universidad que otra la va aceptar, pero todavía no sabe nada de su primera opción.
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