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be based(
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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 be founded on; used with "on")
a. estar basado
In this case, the book is based on the movie.En este caso, el libro está basado en la película.
b. basarse
The movie is based on the life of the famous illusionist and escape artist Houdini.La película se basa en la vida del famoso ilusionista y escapista Houdini.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to be located at; used with "in")
a. estar radicado
I work as a pilot. I travel a lot, but I'm based in New York.Trabajo de piloto. Viajo mucho, pero estoy radicado en Nueva York.
3. (to have a working space in; used with "at")
a. trabajar en
The accountant is based in an office in Manhattan.El contador trabaja en una oficina en Manhattan.
4. (to happen at; used with "in")
a. desarrollarse
The short film is based in a small rural town.El corto se desarrolla en un pequeño pueblo rural.
b. tener lugar
The story that I wrote is based in Communist Russia.La historia que escribí tiene lugar en la Rusia comunista.
c. estar ambientado
The short story is based in Brooklyn.El cuento está ambientado en Brooklyn.
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