llevarse bien
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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 have a good relationship)
a. to get along
Mi suegra es una mujer muy dominante, y no me llevo bien con ella.My mother-in-law is a very domineering woman, and I don't get along with her.
b. to get on well
Los dos amigos tienen caracteres opuestos, pero se llevan bien.The two friends have different personalities, but they get on well.
c. to get on
Francisco y yo hace muchos años que trabajamos juntos, y siempre nos hemos llevado bien.Francisco and I have been working together for a long time, and we have always got on.
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
2. (to be OK about)
a. to cope well with
A pesar de las náuseas, Rosa lleva bien su embarazo. Se la ve contenta y relajada.In spite of morning sickness, Rosa is coping well with her pregnancy. You can see she's happy and relaxed.
b. to deal well with
Nuestros hijos no llevan demasiado bien lo de nuestro divorcio.Our children aren't dealing that well with our divorce.
3. (to feel well)
a. to do well
Mi tío tiene 86 años, pero los lleva muy bien.My uncle is 86, but he's doing really well.
4. (to know how to run)
a. to run well
Nuestra directora es una persona capaz, que lleva el departamento bien y con mano firme.Our manager is a capable person, who runs the department well and with a firm hand.
5. (to know how to drive)
a. to drive well
Gerardo me llevó a dar una vuelta en su camioneta, y la lleva muy bien.Gerardo took me for a ride in his van, and he drives it very well.
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