morir o quedar viudo
morir o quedar viudo(
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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 lose your life or your parner)
a. to die or become a widower (masculine)
Estadísticamente, ¿existe mayor probabilidad de que un hombre muera o quede viudo?Statistically, is there a higher probability of a man dying or becoming a widower?
b. to die or become a widow or a widower
Por supuesto, a cierta edad, existe mayor riesgo de morir o quedar viudo.Of course, at a certain age, there's a greater risk of dying or becoming a widow or a widower.
morirse o quedar viudo
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
2. (to lose your life or your parner)
a. to die or become a widower (masculine)
Yo estaría perdido sin Amalia. A mí si me dieran a elegir entre morirme o quedarme viudo, lo tendría claro.I'd be lost without Amalia. If I was given a choice between dying or becoming a widower, I'd be clear about it.
b. to die or become a widow or a widower
Mis abuelos tienen suerte de haber llegado los dos a los 90. Lo normal es morirse o quedarse viudo mucho antes.My grandparents are lucky they both made it to 90. People usually die or become widows or widowers long before.
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