ocupar un papel
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ocupar un papel
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 have a function)
a. to play a role
El sector turístico ocupa un papel importante en la economía del país.The tourist industry plays an important role in the country's economy.
b. to take a role
Diego se dio cuenta de que tenía que ocupar un papel más activo en la educación de sus hijos.Diego realized he had to take a more active role in the education of his children.
c. to figure
La subida del salario mínimo ocupará un papel preponderante en las negociaciones.The increase in the minimum wage will figure prominently in the negotiations.
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