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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 be clever)
a. to be witty
Mi hermano no es exactamente el alma de la fiesta ni tampoco es conocido por tener mucha chispa.My brother is not really the life of the party or someone who's known for being very witty.
b. to be funny
Me cae muy bien tu amiga. Tiene mucha chispa.I really like your friend. She's really funny.
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