get out of the way
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get out of the way(
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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 move)
a. apartarse
I'll get out of the way so you can bring that couch up the stairs.Me aparto para que puedan subir ese sofá por la escalera.
b. quitarse de en medio
If you don't get out of the way, you're going to get smushed.Si no te quitas de en medio, te van a aplastar.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. apártate
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Get out of the way! This is heavy!¡Apártate! ¡Esto pesa!
b. apártese
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Get out of the way, sir. We need to get through.Apártese, señor. Tenemos que pasar.
c. quítate de en medio
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Get out of the way. I own this town.Quítate de en medio. Este es mi pueblo.
d. quítese de en medio
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Please, get out of the way, ma'am. Your husband is under arrest.Por favor, quítense de en medio, señora. Su marido está detenido.
3. (imperative; used address more than one person)
a. apártense (plural)
Get out of the way! This man needs medical attention.¡Apártense! Este hombre necesita atención médica.
b. quítense de en medio (plural)
Get out of the way! This truck need to get through.¡Quítense de en medio! Este camión tiene que pasar.
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