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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
a. to fade
Este suéter no ha perdido color a pesar de que lo he lavado muchas veces.This sweater hasn't faded even though I've washed it many times.
b. to lose color
Regionalism used in the United States
Estas fotografías han perdido color con el paso del tiempo, pero me gustan más así.These photographs have lost color over time, but I like them better like this.
c. to lose colour (United Kingdom)
Las hamacas perdieron color porque estuvieron al sol todo el verano.The hammocks lost colour because they were in the sun all summer.
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