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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 move backwards)
(to stop taking part)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
Once I realized that my involvement presented a conflict of interest, I stepped back.Una vez que me di cuenta de que mi participación presentaba un conflicto de intereses, me distancié.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
to s back from a situationdar un paso atrás para considerar una situación objetivamente
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Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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