save up

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save up(
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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 put money aside for the future)
a. ahorrar
I'm not going out this month, because I'm saving up for a new car.No voy a salir este mes, porque estoy ahorrando para un nuevo carro.
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
2. (to put aside for the future)
a. ahorrar
Even without a bank account, I was able to save up a few thousand dollars.Incluso sin una cuenta bancaria, logré ahorrar unos miles de dólares.
3. (to keep for future enjoyment)
a. ahorrar
I'm saving up my sick days, so that I can have a longer vacation at the end of the year.Estoy ahorrando mis días de enfermedad para poder tomar una vacación más larga a fin del año.
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save up
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (general)
a. ahorrar
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