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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 enter)
a. to go into
El músico se metió en su estudio y comenzó a escribir una canción.The musician went into his studio and began writing a song.
b. to go down
El anillo se metió en el desagüe.The ring went down the drain.
c. to get into
¿Cómo se metió esta rata en la cocina?How did this rat get into the kitchen?
2. (to intervene in)
a. to interfere in
Las Naciones Unidas se metieron en el conflicto.The United Nations interfered in the conflict.
b. to meddle in
Un detective privado se metió en la investigación.A private investigator meddled in the investigation.
c. to stick one's nose in
No soporto que mi vecina se meta en mi vida.I can't stand my neighbor sticking her nose in my affairs.
3. (to become associated with)
a. to get involved in
No quiero meterme en un escándalo.I don't want to get involved in a scandal.
b. to get into
Mi hermana se metió en problemas con la ley.My sister got into trouble with the law.
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