permanecer

permanecer(
pehr
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mah
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neh
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sehr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to remain in a place)
a. to stay
Voy a permanecer aquí mientras vas de compras.I'm going to stay here while you go shopping.
2. (to continue in a state)
a. to remain
Voy a permanecer en silencio hasta que me pidan que hable.I will remain silent until they ask me to speak.
b. to stay
Ella va a permanecer enojada si no le hablas.She is going to stay mad if you don't talk to her.
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permanecer
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (en un lugar)
a. to stay
2. (en un estado)
a. to remain, to stay
permanecer en silencioto remain silent
permanezcan en sus asientosplease remain seated
permanecer
intransitive verb
1 (en un lugar) to stay; remain
¿cuánto tiempo vas a permanecer en Toledo? how long are you staying in Toledo?; permaneció en cama durante toda la convalecencia he stayed in bed throughout his convalescence
2 (en un estado) to remain
permanecer en silencio to remain silent; permanezcan sentados (please) remain seated
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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