romper a llorar

romper a llorar(
rrohm
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pehr
 
ah
 
yoh
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rahr
)
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
1. (general)
a. to burst into tears
Cuando le dijeron que su esposa había muerto, el hombre rompió a llorar desconsolado.When he was told that his wife had died, the man burst into inconsolable tears.
b. to start trying
La madre le dijo al niño que no le iba a comprar la pelota y él rompió a llorar.The mother told the kid she wasn't going to buy him the ball and he started crying.
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