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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
a. to go on a diet
Tuve que hacer dieta porque tenía mucho sobrepeso.I had to go on a diet because I was heavily overweight.
b. to follow a diet
Los boxeadores profesionales deben hacer dieta en cuanto están mínimamente por encima de su peso.Professional boxers must follow a diet as soon as they're slightly overweight.
c. to be on a diet
¿Estás haciendo dieta? Pareces muy delgada.Are you on a diet? You look really slim.
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