go out for dinner

go out for dinner(
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fuhr
 
dih
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nuhr
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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. (general)
a. salir a cenar
What did you do on your first date? - We went out for dinner.¿Qué hicieron en su primera cita? - Salimos a cenar.
b. salir a comer
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
We went out for dinner and then we went to the theater.Salimos a comer y luego fuimos al teatro.
c. ir a cenar fuera
We haven't gone out for dinner for a long time. It's so expensive!Hace mucho que no vamos a cenar fuera. ¡Es tan caro!
d. ir a comer fuera
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I prefer to stay home. I'm tired and don't feel like going out for dinner.Prefiero quedarme en casa. Estoy cansada y no me apetece ir a comer fuera.
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