stand aside

stand aside(
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 move out of the way)
a. apartarse
Everyone stood aside to let the doctor through.Todos se apartaron para dejar pasar a la doctora.
b. hacerse a un lado
There's a big cart coming through, so we need to stand aside.Va pasar una carreta grande, así que nos tenemos que hacernos a un lado.
2. (to be passive)
a. quedarse al margen
The government has continued to stand aside and let the corporations take advantage of our citizens.El gobierno ha continuado quedándose aparte y dejando que las corporaciones se aprovechen de nuestros ciudadanos.
b. mantenerse aparte
The artist's friends refused to stand aside and let his work go unknown.Los amigos del artista se negaron a mantenerse aparte y dejar que su obra pasara desapercibida.
3. (to concede)
a. retirarse
The prince promised to stand aside once the king had returned to health.El príncipe prometió retirarse apenas el rey se hubiera vuelto a recuperarse.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
4. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. hazte a un lado
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., How are you?).
Stand aside, scum! And don't look at me!¡Hazte a un lado, escoria! ¡Y no me mires!
b. hágase a un lado
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
Stand aside! I must be permitted to enter the chamber.¡Hágase a un lado! Es imprescindible que yo sea permitido a entrar a la cámara.
5. (imperative; used to address more than one person)
a. abran paso
The king is coming! Stand aside, all of you!¡Viene el rey! ¡Abran paso todos ustedes!
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stand aside
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (move aside)
a. hacerse a un lado
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stand aside
apartarse; mantenerse al margen
He stood aside to let me pass
stand aside, please! ¡apártense, por favor!; we cannot stand aside and do nothing no podemos quedarnos sin hacer nada; he stood aside when he could have helped se mantuvo al margen en vez de ayudar; to stand aside from sth mantenerse al margen de algo
Ireland stood aside from this conflict
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