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manejar el carro
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
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
a. to drive the car
Cuando vamos de viaje, es mi madre quien maneja el carro.When we go on a trip, it's my mother who drives the car.
b. to drive one's car
Siempre maneja él el carro. No quiere que lo maneje nadie más.He always drives his car. He doesn't want anyone else to drive it.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Luis es tan chuleta. A veces lo veo manejando el carro por ahí como si la ciudad fuera suya.Luis is so cocky.-. Sometimes I see him driving around in his car as if the city were his.
Para manejar el carro no hace falta ser un genio.You don't need to be a genius to drive a car.
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