stand still

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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 remain motionless)
a. quedarse quieto
It's hard to stand still when you've already been waiting in the cold for an hour.Es difícil quedarte quieto cuando ya llevas una hora esperando en el frío.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(to remain unchanged)
a. detenerse
I saw her, and my heart stood still.La vi, y mi corazón se detuvo.
b. pararse
He saw the bullet come closer, and for a moment, time stood still.Vio acercarse la bala y por un momento el tiempo se paró.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
3. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. quédate quieto
¡Stand still! I'm trying to cut your hair.¡Quédate quieto! Estoy tratando de cortarte el pelo.
b. quédese quieto
Stand still, sir. I think we are being watched.Quédese quieto, señor. Creo que nos están acechando.
4. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. quédense quietos
Stand still so I can take attendance.Quédense quietos para que pueda pasar lista.
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