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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 long in duration)
2. (to take long)
We're going to the grocery store, but we won't be long.Vamos al supermercado, pero no vamos a tardar.
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
I'm going into the pharmacy. - OK, but don't be long. We have to catch the bus in less than ten minutes.Voy a entrar a la farmacia. - Está bien, pero no te demores. Tenemos que tomar el autobús en menos de diez minutos.
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