go trick-or-treating
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go trick-or-treating
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. (general)
a. salir a pedir dulces
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The kids went trick-or-treating last night, and they made quite the haul.Los niños salieron a pedir dulces anoche y volvieron con las bolsas llenas.
b. ir a pedir golosinas
Did you go trick-or-treating with your sister last night?¿Anoche fuiste a pedir golosinas con tu hermana?
c. ir de trick or treat
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Be careful driving tonight because a lot of youngsters go trick-or-treating in this area.Maneja con cuidado esta noche porque muchos pequeños van de trick or treat en esta área.
d. ir de Halloween
Regionalism used in Mexico
What are you going to dress up as when you go trick-or-treating?¿De qué te vas a disfraz cuando vayas de Halloween?
e. ir a pedir calaverita (Day of the Dead)
Regionalism used in Mexico
We always go trick-or-treating on this street because it's where the best candy is.Siempre vamos a pedir calaverita en esta calle porque aquí se encuentran los mejores dulces.
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