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play basketball

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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. (sports)
a. jugar baloncesto
My classmates and I are going to play basketball on the courts after school.Mis compañeros de clase y yo vamos a jugar baloncesto en la cancha después de la escuela.
b. jugar al baloncesto
I prefer playing tennis to playing basketball.Prefiero jugar al tenis a jugar al baloncesto.
c. jugar básquetbol
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I was on my college's varsity team, but I don't play basketball anymore.Estaba en el equipo universitario, pero ya no juego básquetbol.
d. jugar al básquetbol
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
My younger brother was recruited to play basketball in college.Mi hermano menor fue reclutado para jugar al básquetbol en la universidad.
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