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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 stand in water without being covered)
(to reach the lowest level)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
a. to reach rock bottom
Nuestra relación tocó fondo cuando me enteré de que él me era infiel.Our relationship reached rock bottom when I found out that he was cheating on me.
b. to hit rock bottom
Me encontraron borracho en un banco. Ese día toqué fondo. Al día siguiente empecé a ir a Alcohólicos AnónimosThey found me drunk on a bench. That day I hit rock botton. The following day I started going to AA.
c. to bottom out
La divisa tocó fondo en mayo. Desde entonces, ha repuntado ligeramente.The currency bottomed out in May. Since then, it has slightly recovered.
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