pasarse las vacaciones

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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 pass the vacation)
a. to spend the vacation
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Estoy agotada, así que pienso pasarme las vacaciones tumbada en la playa.I'm exhausted, so I intend to spend the vacation lying on the beach.
b. to spend the holidays (United Kingdom)
Pablo se pasó las vacaciones quejándose de todo. Nunca volveré a ir de viaje con él.Pablo spent the holidays complaining about everything. I'm never going on another trip with him.
pasar las vacaciones
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
2. (to pass the vacation)
a. to spend the vacation
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Tenemos que ahorrar, así que este año pasaremos las vacaciones en el pueblo de mis padres.We need to save money, so this year we'll spend the vacation in my parents' village.
b. to spend the holidays (United Kingdom)
Me gusta pasar las vacaciones en la playa.I like to spend the holidays at the seaside.
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