ir por libre
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ir por libre(
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 act independently)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. to do one's own thing
¿No se van sus hijos de vacaciones con ustedes? - No, ya son mayores y van por libre.Aren't your kids going on vacation with you? - No, they're grown-ups now and do their own thing.
b. to go it alone
No me gusta tener que depender de nadie, prefiero ir por libre.I don't like having to depend on anyone. I prefer to go it alone.
2. (to do what one wants)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. to do as one likes
Los consejos que te doy caen en saco roto. Tú siempre vas por libre.You don't take any notice of my advice. You always do as you like.
b. to do as one pleases
No me gusta que me digan lo que tengo que hacer. Yo voy por libre.I don't like being told what I have to do. I do as I please.
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