be in
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be in(
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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.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to be physically located)
a. estar en
The novel should be in the fiction section of the library.La novela debe estar en la sección de ficción de la biblioteca.
2. (to be temporally located)
a. quedar en
After you have a heart-to-heart with Zach, all your problems with him will be in the past.Después de hablar francamente con Zach, todos tus problemas con él quedarán en el pasado.
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
3. (to be present)
a. llegar
The doctor will be in tomorrow.La doctora llegará mañana.
4. (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.
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