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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 present)
2. (to be in fashion)
a. estar de moda
It seems corduroy trousers are in again.Al parecer los pantalones de pana vuelven a estar de moda.
b. estar a la moda
If you read our magazine, you'll be up to date on the trends that are in and out.Si lees nuestra revista, estarás al día de las tendencias que están a la moda y las que no.
3. (to participate)
We're going to play paintball next week. Who wants to join? - I'm in!La semana que viene vamos a jugar al paintball. ¿Quién quiere venir? - ¡Yo me apunto!
We're going to the karaoke bar. Are you in?Vamos al bar de karaoke. ¿Te animas?
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
My girlfriend can't go, but I'm in.Mi novia no puede ir, pero yo me sumo.
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.).
4. (to be physically located in)
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