hacer una carrera

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 sprint)
a. to run a race
Estoy entrenando fuerte porque voy a hacer una carrera el mes que viene.I'm training hard because I'm running a race next month.
b. to have a race
Hagamos una carrera y el que gana se queda con el último bastón de caramelo.Let's have a race, and whoever wins gets the last candy cane.
2. (to attend university)
a. to get a degree
Trabajar y hacer una carrera a la misma vez no es fácil.Working and getting a degree at the same time is not easy.
b. to study
Estoy haciendo una carrera en la Universidad de Santa María la Antigua.I'm studying at Santa Maria La Antigua University.
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
3. (to make a living; used with "de")
a. to make a career
Sabes programar muy bien, Pablo. Puedes hacer una carrera de esto.You really know how to code, Pablo. You can make a career out of this.
4. (to major in; used with "de" or "en")
a. to study
Estoy pensando en hacer una carrera de biología marina en la Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.I'm thinking of studying marine biology at the Pontifical Xavierian University.
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