hacer cola
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hacer cola(
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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. (general)
a. to get in line
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
No quiero hacer cola antes de que siquiera abra la tienda.I don't want to get in line before the store even opens.
b. to line up
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Hay que hacer cola para comprar los boletos del cine.We need to line up to buy our movie tickets.
c. to stand in line
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Tienen que hacer cola aquí para votar.You have to stand in line here in order to vote.
d. to queue (United Kingdom)
No me molesta hacer cola para entrar al concierto, pero hacer cola para el baño es demasiado.I don't mind queueing to get into the concert, but to queue for the loo is too much.
e. to queue up (United Kingdom)
Nos vemos aquí mañana para hacer cola afuera de las oficinas del gobernador.We'll meet here tomorrow to queue up outside the governor's offices.
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