run behind

run behind(
ruhn
 
bi
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haynd
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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
1. (to be late)
a. estar atrasado
We're running behind. I don't think we're going to get there until 5 pm.Estamos atrasados. No creo que lleguemos hasta las 5 pm.
b. ir atrasado
Esteban is running behind on those reports. He needs to get them done already!Esteban va atrasado con esos informes. ¡Los tiene que terminar de una vez!
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
2. (to follow)
a. correr tras
Juana spent the day running behind the children, picking up socks and toys and such.Juana pasó el día corriendo tras los niños, recogiendo calcetines, juguetes y tal.
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