be left
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be left(
bi
 
lehft
)
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 abandoned)
a. ser abandonado
Poor Oscar was left by his wife.El pobre Óscar fue abandonado por su esposa.
2. (to be left in a situation or state)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I was left homeless after the fire.Me quedé sin hogar después del incendio.
John was left stunned by the news.La noticia dejó atónito a John.
3. (to exist)
a. quedar
There are very few churches left from that time.Quedan muy pocas iglesias de esa época.
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