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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.).
1. (to remain in a place)
transitive verb phrase
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.).
2. (to stand in back of)
a. quedarse detrás de
You need to stay behind the curtains until Rachel comes home. As soon as she turns on the lights, jump out and yell “Surprise!”Necesitas quedarte detrás de las cortinas hasta que Rachel regrese a casa. Tan pronto como encienda las luces, sal de tu escondite y grita "¡Sorpresa!"
b. quedarse atrás de
Make sure to stay behind your brother.Asegúrate de quedarte atrás de tu hermano.
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Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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