volver a empezar

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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 begin again)
a. to start again
Las clases vuelven a empezar en septiembre.The classes start again in September.
b. to start over again
El problema es que, si te equivocas, tienes que volver a empezar.The problem is that, if you make a mistake, you have to start over again.
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 begin again)
a. to start again
Dejé la novela a medias, y luego, como no me acordaba de nada, tuve que volverla a empezar.I stopped reading the novel halfway through, and later on, as I couldn't remember a thing, I had to start it again.
b. to start over again
A Magda no le gustaba como le estaba quedando el dibujo, así que lo tiró a la papelera y lo volvió a empezar.Magda didn't like how her drawing was turning out, so she threw it in the wastebasket and started it over again.
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