ir a perder
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ir a perder(
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pehr
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dehr
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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
1. (to go to be defeated)
a. to go and lose
No hemos entrenado lo suficiente, y para ir allí a perder el partido, mejor que no vayamos.We haven't trained enough, and to go there and lose the game, we'd better not go.
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
2. (to go to be defeated)
a. to go and lose
Ya sé que voy a la cancha a perder. Antonio es mucho mejor tenista que yo.I know I'll go to the court and lose. Antonio is a much better tennis player than I am.
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