pass 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 die)
a. fallecer
The nurse told me that Dad has passed away peacefully in his sleep.La enfermera me dijo que papá había fallecido sin sufrir, mientras dormía.
2. (to disappear)
a. desaparecer
I look forward to a time when all my troubles will have passed away.Estoy ansiosa por que llegue el día en que hayan desaparecido todos mis problemas.
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pass away
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (euph)
a. fallecer
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pass away
1 (die) fallecer
he unfortunately passed away last year
2 (disappear) desaparecer
a way of life that is passing away the old political order had passed away they knew that the bombings were something that sooner or later must pass away the effort to preserve a way of life that is passing away
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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