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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 attend an institute of higher education)
Regionalism used in the United States
a. asistir a la universidad (for bachelor's degree)
I don't know if I want to attend college or look for a job.No sé si quiero asistir a la universidad o buscar trabajo.
b. asistir al politécnico (for associate's degree)
I am going to attend college after high school to become an electrician.Voy a asistir al politécnico después de la escuela secundaria para hacerme electricista.
2. (to attend an institute of secondary education) (United Kingdom)
a. asistir a la escuela (state)
You must attend college until you are 16 years old.Debes asistir a la escuela hasta que tengas 16 años.
b. asistir al instituto (state)
Regionalism used in Spain
I want to attend college in that city because all the best teachers are there.Quiero asistir al instituto en esa ciudad porque todos los mejores profesores están allí.
c. asistir al colegio privado (private)
I don't have enough money to attend college.No tengo suficiente dinero para asistir al colegio privado.
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