quedarse sin

quedarse sin(
keh
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dahr
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seh
 
seen
)
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 use up one's supply of)
a. to run out of
Tendremos que ir al supermercado porque nos hemos quedado sin azúcar.We'll have to go to the supermarket because we've run out of sugar.
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)
a. not to get
Como no te comas los frijoles, te quedas sin helado.If you don't eat your beans, you won't get any ice cream.
4. (not to manage to)
a. not to get to
Se estropeó el televisor y me quedé sin ver la películaThe television broke down, and I didn't get to see the movie.
5. (not to come to be)
a. to be left
Cuando murió la escritora, la novela se quedó sin acabar.When the writer died, the novel was left unfinished.
quedar sin
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.).
transitive verb phrase
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.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct 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)
a. to be left
Mucha gente quedó sin vivienda a causa del terremoto.A lot of people were left homeless because of the earthquake.
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