tomarse unas vacaciones
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tomarse unas vacaciones
A pronominal verb phrase combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Se dio cuenta del problema.)
pronominal verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to take a vacation
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
No es que odie mi trabajo, pero estoy agotado. Necesito tomarme unas vacaciones.It's not that I hate my job, but I'm burned out. I need to take a vacation.
b. to take a holiday (United Kingdom)
Hace mucho tiempo que no nos tomamos unas vacaciones, ¿no crees? - Sí, tienes razón.It's been a while since we last took a holiday, don't you think? - Yes, you're right.
tomar unas vacaciones
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
2. (general)
a. to take a vacation
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Te veo muy cansado, Fabio. Creo que es hora de que tomes unas vacaciones.You look very tired, Fabio. I think it's time for you to take a vacation.
b. to take a holiday (United Kingdom)
Quería tomar unas vacaciones en Agosto, pero mi jefe me pidió que no lo hiciera.I wanted to take a holiday in August, but my boss asked me not to.
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