be pregnant
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be pregnant(
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prehg
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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 expectant)
a. estar embarazada
Paulina is pregant with her third child.Paulina está embarazada con su tercer hijo.
b. estar encinta
Silvia is pregnant with Rodney's child.Silvia está encinta con el hijo de Rodney.
c. estar preñada (animals)
Carlos' cow is pregnant.La vaca de Carlos está preñada.
2. (to be teeming)
a. estar repleto
The photo album from Grace's childhood was pregnant with memories.El álbum de fotos de la infancia de Grace estaba repleto de recuerdos.
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