llegar tarde
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llegar tarde(
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tahr
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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. (general)
a. to be late
Apúrate o volveremos a llegar tarde a casa de tu mamá.Hurry up or we'll be late to your mother's again.
b. to arrive late
Aquellos que lleguen tarde no podrán ocupar su butaca hasta el primer intermedio.Those who arrive late will have to wait until the first intermission to take their seats.
c. to come too late
Tus disculpas llegan tarde, Fabián. No debiste haberlo hecho.Your apologies come too late, Fabian. You shouldn't have done it.
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