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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
a. to do drugs
Después de quedarse sin trabajo, el paciente empezó a usar drogas y a beber alcohol en cantidades.After losing his job, the patient started doing drugs and drinking heavily.
b. to take drugs
Juan no es el mismo de siempre. - ¿Crees que podría estar usando drogas?Juan is not his usual self. - Do you think he might be taking drugs?
c. to use drugs
Las personas usan drogas por muchos motivos diferentes; el uso de drogas no siempre equivale al abuso de drogas.People use drugs for many reasons; drug use is not always equivalent to drug abuse.
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