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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 emit a sound)
a. to make a noise
La calefacción a veces hace ruido, pero en general es muy silenciosa.The central heating makes a noise sometimes, but it's very quiet generally speaking.
b. to make noise
Intenté entrar en casa sin hacer ruido para no despertar a mis padres, pero no lo conseguí.I tried to go into the house without making any noise in order not to wake my parents up, but to no avail.
(to cause a commotion)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
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