sobrevivir a

sobrevivir a(
soh
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breh
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bee
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beer
 
ah
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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.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to continue to exist)
a. to survive
Solo la mitad de los habitantes del pueblo sobrevivieron a la epidemia.Only half of the town inhabitants survived the epidemic.
2. (to live longer than)
a. to outlive
Mi abuela sobrevivió a mi abuelo por más que ella era más vieja.My grandma outlived my grandpa even though she was older than him.
b. to outlast
Nadie penso que Gabriel sobreviviría a su hermano, pero lo hizo.No one thought Gabriel would outlast his brother, but he did.
3. (to last longer than)
a. to outlive
La comisión sobrevivió a la organización que la creó.The commission outlived the organization that created it.
b. to outlast
Al final, el viejo carrito de mi esposa sobrevivió a mi Mustang.In the end, my wife's old car outlasted my Mustang.
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