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intransitive verb phrase
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.).
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
no direct translation
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
Can I have an apple? - Go ahead!¿Puedo tomar una manzana? - ¡Por supuesto!
Could I get by, please? - Yes, go ahead.¿Podría pasar, por favor? - Sí, adelante.
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
a. seguir adelante
to go ahead with somethingseguir (adelante) con algo
may I say something? — go ahead¿puedo hablar? — adelante
2. (go in front)
a. ir delante
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