hacer fila
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hacer fila(
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)
Si tú quieres hacer fila, hazla, pero yo prefiero volver otro día.If you want to get in line, go ahead, but I prefer to come back another day.
b. to line up
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Había mucha gente haciendo fila en la puerta del cine.There were many people lining up outside the cinema.
c. to stand in line
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
No hay nada tan aburrido como tener que hacer fila.There's nothing so boring as having to stand in line.
d. to queue (United Kingdom)
Muchos fans hicieron fila toda la noche para conseguir entradas para el concierto.Many fans were queueing the whole night to get tickets for the concert.
e. to queue up (United Kingdom)
Teníamos cartillas de racionamiento, y hacíamos fila durante horas para conseguir un poco de pan.We had ration books, and would queue up for hours just to get a bit of bread.
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