move away

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move away(
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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 step to the side)
a. apartarse
Move away from the window! There's a riot in the street.¡Apártate de la ventana! Hay un disturbio en la calle.
2. (to change residence)
a. mudarse
My son is really sad because his best friend moved away last week.Mi hijo está muy triste porque su mejor amigo se mudó la semana pasada.
b. irse
Sophie's dad moved away one day and she never saw him again.El papá de Sophie se fue un día y ella nunca lo volvió a ver.
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
3. (to put at a distance)
a. apartar
Security moved the crowds away from the street so that president's security detail could pass.La seguridad apartó a la multitud de la calle para que pudiera pasar la cuadrilla de seguridad del presidente.
b. alejar
Madison made a face and moved the plate of Brussels sprouts away.Madison hizo una cara de desagrado y alejó el plato de col de Bruselas.
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move away
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. (general)
a. apartar, retirar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (from window, person)
a. apartarse, retirarse
3. (from house)
a. mudarse
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move away
transitive verb
1 (gen) apartar; alejar
2 (move to another place) mover
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 (move aside) apartarse
2 (leave) irse; marcharse
to move away (from) marcharse (de)
3 (move house) mudarse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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