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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. (to arrive before the expected time)
a. to be early
Llegamos temprano, así que nos fuimos a tomar un café para hacer tiempo.We were early, so we went for a coffee to while away our time.
b. to come early (season, heat, rains)
El calor llegó temprano este año y las playas ya están llenas.The heat came early this year, and beaches are already full of people.
2. (to arrive at the beginning of a period of time)
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