irse de vacaciones
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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 leave on vacation)
a. to go on vacation
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Si me voy de vacaciones, no me puedo comprar un coche nuevo.If I go on vacation, I won't be able to buy a new car.
b. to go on holiday (United Kingdom)
¿Por qué no te vas de vacaciones? Yo creo que necesitas un descanso.Why don't you go on holiday? I think you need a break.
c. to go away on vacation
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Se fue de vacaciones y dejó un montón de trabajo por hacer.She went away on vacation and left a lot of work undone.
d. to go away on holiday (United Kingdom)
Mi vecino me riega las plantas cuando me voy de vacaciones.My neighbor waters my plants when I go away on holiday.
e. to go off on vacation
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Los señores López se fueron de vacaciones, y no sé cuándo volverán.Mr. and Mrs. Lopez went off on vacation, and I don't know when they'll be back.
f. to go off on holiday (United Kingdom)
¿Dónde está Alicia? - Se fue de vacaciones ayer.Where's Alicia? - She went off on holiday yesterday.
ir de vacaciones
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 leave on vacation)
a. to go on vacation
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Solíamos ir de vacaciones a la playa, pero el año pasado fuimos a la montaña.We used to go on vacation to the seaside, but last year we went to the mountains.
b. to go on holiday (United Kingdom)
¿Adónde tienes pensado ir de vacaciones este verano?Where are you planning to go on holiday this summer?
c. to go away on vacation
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mis abuelos están jubilados y han ido de vacaciones tres veces este año.My grandparents are retired and they've gone away on vacation three times this year.
d. to go away on holiday (United Kingdom)
Cuando voy de vacaciones a un lugar, me gusta leer antes sobre su historia y geografía.When I go away on holiday somewhere, I like to read beforehand about about its history and geography.
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