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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.).
a. salvar a la gente
My brother has so many problems, but he doesn't want anyone to help him. - You can't save people, Naida.Mi hermano tiene muchos problemas, pero no quiere que nadie le ayude. – No puedes salvar a la gente, Naida.
b. salvar a las personas
What does a lifeguard do? - Their job is to save people who are drowning in the water while they are swimming.¿Qué hace una salvavidas? – Su trabajo es salvar a las personas que se están ahogando en el agua mientras nadan.
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