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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 be a deputy
Fue Ministro de Defensa mientras su partido estuvo en el poder, pero ahora es solo diputado.He was Defense Secretary while his party was in power, but he's only a deputy now.
b. to be a representative
Regionalism used in the United States
¿Qué hará cuando deje de ser diputado? - Retornaré a mi profesión, que es la abogacía.What will you do when you stop being a representative? - I'll return to my profession, which is law.
c. to be a Member of Parliament (United Kingdom)
El Sr. Rosales ha sido diputado conservador desde las últimas elecciones.Mr. Rosales has been a Conservative Member of Parliament since the last election.
d. to sit
Para ser diputado del congreso se requiere haber residido durante diez años en la región que se va a representar.To sit in Congress, you must have resided for ten years in the region you're going to represent.
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