get something
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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 obtain)
a. conseguir algo
Where did Elena go? - She went to her car to get something.¿Adónde fue Elena? - Fue a su carro para conseguir algo.
b. obtener algo
Enrique is going to stop by the house. He needs to get something that he left here yesterday.Enrique va a pasar por la casa. Necesita obtener algo que dejó aquí ayer.
2. (to purchase)
a. comprar algo
What did mom get at the mall? - She got something for you. It is a surprise.¿Qué compró mamá en el centro comercial? - Te compró algo. Es una sorpresa.
3. (to receive)
a. recibir algo
You got something in the mail. - What is it?Recibiste algo en el correo. - ¿Qué es?
4. (to fetch)
a. traer algo
Can you get me something to drink? - Yes, of course. Water or orange juice?¿Me trae algo de beber? - Sí, por supuesto. ¿Agua o jugo de naranja?
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