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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 not win in the end)
a. to lose out
Compré acciones en un impulso. Luego cayeron drásticamente y salí perdiendo.I bought stock on an impulse. Then they tanked and I lost out.
b. to come off worst
No discutas con Mariana o saldrás perdiendo. Ella siempre tiene que tener la razón.Don't argue with Mariana or you'll come off worst. She always needs to be right.
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