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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
a. to run away
Los ladrones salieron huyendo cuando oyeron las sirenas de la policía.The thieves ran away when they heard the police sirens.
b. to flee
Tuvieron que salir huyendo de su país, donde eran perseguidos por su religión.They had to flee their country, where they were persecuted for their religion.
c. to bolt
El ratón salió huyendo cuando vio acercarse al gato.The mouse bolted when it saw the cat approaching.
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