pronominal verb phrase
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.)
1. (to use up one's supply of)
2. (to be deprived of)
a. not to have ... any more
Hoy no podemos abrir el restaurante porque nos hemos quedado sin cocinera.We can't open the restaurant today because we don't have a cook any more.
b. to lose
Si sigue comportándose así, se va a quedar sin ningún amigo.If he keeps behaving like that, he's going to lose all his friends.
c. to be left
Hizo una mala inversión y se quedó sin dinero.He made a bad investment and was left penniless.
3. (not to come to have)
4. (not to manage to)
5. (not to come to be)
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transitive verb phrase
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
6. (not to come to be)
a. to be left
La empresa se declaró en bancarrota y el proyecto quedó sin acabar.The company declared itself bankrupt, and the project was left unfinished.
no direct translation
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
La película quedó sin editar y, por tanto, nunca llegó a estrenarse.The movie was never edited, and therefore, it was never released.
Sus crímenes no pueden quedar sin castigo.Their crimes can't go unpunished.
7. (to be deprived of)
Translate quedarse sin using machine translatorsSee Machine Translations
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