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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 approach)
2. (to climb)
a. subir a pie
There's a cable car that takes you to the top of the mountain, but we decided to walk up.Hay un teleférico que te lleva a la cima de la montaña, pero decidimos subir a pie.
b. subir por la escalera
I live on the third floor, but I always walk up rather than take the elevator.Vivo en el tercer piso, pero siempre subo por la escalera en vez de tomar el ascensor.
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