irse al campo
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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
1. (to head for the country)
a. to go to the country
Hacía muy buen tiempo y me fui al campo a pasar el día.The weather was very nice and I went to the country for the day.
b. to go to the countryside
Solemos irnos al campo todos los fines de semana porque tenemos una casa allí.We usually go to the countryside every weekend because we have a house there.
2. (to go to live in the countryside)
a. to go to the countryside
Estábamos hartos de la ciudad y nos fuimos al campo, donde vivimos mucho más tranquilos.We were fed up with the city and went to the countryside, where we have a much quieter life.
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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
3. (to head for the country)
a. to go to the country
Me encanta ir al campo en primavera.I love to go to the country in the spring.
b. to go to the countryside
Ayer fuimos al campo y nos acribillaron los mosquitos.We went to the countryside yesterday and were bit to death by mosquitos.
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