get past
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get past
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to get used to)
a. superar
I went on a few dates with Matt, but I couldn't get past his abhorrent table manners.Salí con Matt un par de veces, pero no pude superar sus repugnantes modales en la mesa.
2. (to recover from)
a. sobreponerse a
I'm trying to get past the grief of losing my husband, but it's not easy.Estoy tratando de sobreponerme a la pena de perder a mi esposo, pero no es fácil.
b. superar
Maybe therapy would help me to get past the trauma of the incident.Quizá la terapia me ayude a superar el trauma de lo que pasó.
3. (to go around)
a. pasar alrededor de
I stepped off the sidewalk to get past a group of people who were walking slowly.Bajé de la acera para pasar alrededor de un grupo de personas que estaban caminando lentamente.
b. pasar a
We're not going to be able to get past that truck on this narrow road. I hope he turns soon.No vamos a poder pasarle a ese camión en este camino estrecho. Ojalá doble pronto.
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
4. (to pass)
a. pasar
We won't be able to get past until the procession ends.No vamos a poder pasar hasta que termine la procesión.
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