miss school
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miss school(
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 fail to be present at)
a. faltar a la escuela
Pilar can't miss school. She has a test this week.Pilar no puede faltar a la escuela. Ella tiene un examen esta semana.
b. perder clases
The children missed school due to the hurricane.Los niños perdieron clases debido al huracán.
2. (to long for)
a. extrañar la escuela
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
One week into his summer vacation, Gabriel said he missed school.Después de sólo una semana de sus vacaciones de verano, Gabriel dijo que extrañaba la escuela.
b. hechar de menos la escuela
Regionalism used in Spain
I don't miss school, but I miss my friends.No hecho de menos la escuela pero si me hacen falta mis amigas.
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