hacer mutis

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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. (to exit discreetly)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to disappear
¿Has notado que siempre que salimos a comer David hace mutis justo antes de que traigan la cuenta?Have you noticed that every time we go out to eat, David disappears right before they bring us the check?
b. to do a disappearing act
Fabio hizo mutis cuando vio a su exnovia llegar a la fiesta.Fabio did a disappearing act when he saw his ex girlfriend arrive at the party.
c. to take one's leave
Paola hizo mutis en medio de la reunión sin que nadie lo notara.Paola took her leave in the middle of the meeting without anyone noticing.
2. (to be silent)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to stop talking
Carola hizo mutis cuando la maestra la regañó.Carola stopped talking after the teacher scolded her.
b. to be quiet
El actor hizo mutis cuando los reporteros le preguntaron acerca del reciente escándalo.The actor was quiet when the reporters asked him about the recent scandal.
c. to shut up
Mi padre me miró enfadado y me dijo que hiciera mutis o que me fuera.My father looked at me angrily and told me to shut up or leave.
3. (theater)
a. to exit the stage
El actor hizo mutis y corrió al vestidor para cambiarse de disfraz.The actor exited the stage and ran to the dressing room to change costumes.
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