get stuck
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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 be unable to move)
a. atascarse
It's a miracle that the car didn't get stuck in the mud.Es un milagro que el coche no se atascó en el lodo.
b. quedarse atascado
I was late because I got stuck in a traffic jam.Llegué tarde porque me quedé atascado en un embotellamiento.
c. trabarse
The window got stuck and I cannot open it.La ventana se trabó y no puedo abrirla.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(to be unable to proceed)
a. atascarse
We got stuck and couldn't solve the math problem.Nos atascamos y no pudimos resolver el problema matemático.
b. quedarse atascado
That video game is really hard. I got stuck on level 12.Ese videojuego es muy difícil. Me quedé atascado en el nivel 12.
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