manage without

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manage without(
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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 go without)
a. pasar sin
After the hurricane, the city had to manage without power for almost a week.Después del huracán, la ciudad tuvo que pasar sin electricidad por casi una semana.
b. prescindir de
It's hard for me to manage without coffee, but I want to stop drinking so much.Me cuesta prescindir del café, pero quiero dejar de tomar tanto.
c. vivir sin
I don't have the slightest desire to be a vegetarian. I don't think I could manage without meat.No tengo el menor deseo de ser vegetariano. No creo que podría vivir sin carne.
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
2. (to be without)
a. arreglárselas
We didn't have much money when I was little, but we managed without.No teníamos mucho dinero cuando era chiquito, pero nos las arreglamos.
b. apañárselas
We don't have all the ingredients in the recipe, so we'll have to manage without.No tenemos todos los ingredientes en la receta, así que tenemos que apañárselas.
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