pasar el fin de semana
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pasar el fin de semana(
pah
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sahr
 
ehl
 
feen
 
deh
 
seh
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mah
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nah
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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 pass the weekend)
a. to spend the weekend
Pasaré el fin de semana en Madrid, pero el lunes ya estaré de vuelta en Barcelona.I'll spend the weekend in Madrid, but I'll be back in Barcelona on Monday.
b. to go for the weekend
Mis padres pasaron el fin de semana en la playa.My parents went to the seaside for the weekend.
2. (to pass the time during the weekend)
a. to spend the weekend
El lunes tengo un plazo de entrega, así que pasaré el fin de semana trabajando.I have a deadline on Monday, so I'll spend the weekend working.
pasarse el fin de semana
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
3. (to pass the time during the weekend)
a. to spend the weekend
No dejó de llover, y nos pasamos el fin de semana jugando a las cartas en la habitación del hotel.It wouldn't stop raining, and we spent the weekend playing cards in our hotel room.
4. (to pass the weekend)
a. to spend the weekend
No te pases el fin de semana en casa. Al menos sal a dar un paseo.Don't spend the weekend at home. Go for a walk at least.
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