ir a dormir
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ir a dormir(
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dohr
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meer
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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 lie down in one's bed to sleep)
a. to go to sleep
No olvides cepillarte los dientes antes de ir a dormir.Don't forget to brush your teeth before you go to sleep.
b. to go to bed
Me gusta leer un rato antes de ir a dormir.I like to read for a while before I go to bed.
irse a dormir
A pronominal verb phrase combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Se dio cuenta del problema.)
pronominal verb phrase
2. (to lie down in one's bed to sleep)
a. to go to sleep
Me voy a dormir. ¡Buenas noches! - Buenas noches, Peter. Que descanses.I'm going to sleep. Good night! - Good night, Peter. Sleep well.
b. to go to bed
¿A qué hora sueles irte a dormir? - A medianoche.What time do you usually go to bed? - At midnight.
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