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intransitive verb phrase
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.).
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!
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.).
2. (to follow)
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