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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 look outside)
a. mirar hacia afuera
If you look out of the window, you will see a man standing by a tree.Si miras hacia afuera por la ventana, vas a ver un hombre de pie junto a un árbol.
b. mirar fuera
I was looking out one morning when I saw two deer run across the field.Una mañana estaba mirando fuera cuando vi dos ciervos correteando por el campo.
2. (to act with caution)
a. tener cuidado
If you don't look out, you can get into trouble in this neighborhood.Si no tienes cuidado, te puedes meter en problemas en este barrio.
3. (to be above; used with "on" or "over")
a. dar a
The old house looked out on a river.La casa vieja daba a un río.
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
4. (to look for) (United Kingdom)
a. buscar
I'm looking out an obscure book that I've been unable to find.Estoy buscando un libro poco conocido que aún no he conseguido encontrar.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
5. (used to warn)
a. cuidado
Look out! There's a truck coming.¡Cuidado! Viene un camión.
b. ojo
Look out! The ceiling is very low.¡Ojo! El techo es muy bajo.
c. aguas
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Look out! Don't step on the cat's tail!¡Aguas! ¡No le pises la cola al gato!
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look out
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
1. (general)
a.
to l something out for somebodyencontrar algo para or a alguien
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a. mirar
to l out of the windowmirar por la ventana
l out!¡cuidado!
look out
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 (look outside) mirar fuera
to look out of the window mirar por la ventana; it looks out on to the garden da al jardín
2 (take care) tener cuidado
look out! ¡cuidado!; ¡aguas!; (Méx)
transitive verb
(Britain) (search for) buscar
I'll look out some old magazines
(find) encontrar
I've looked out the minutes of the meeting
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