write back

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write back(
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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 send a written reply)
a. contestar
Irene began to worry when her fiancee didn't write back from the war.Irene empezó a preocuparse cuando su prometido que estaba en la guerra dejó de contestarle.
b. responder
Eduardo, you still need to write back to your pen pal in the United States.Eduardo, todavía has de responderle a tu amigo por correspondencia de Estados Unidos.
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write back
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (general)
a. responder, contestar
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write back
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
to write back to sb contestar a algn; he wrote in April but I still haven't written back me escribió en abril pero aún no le he contestado
please write back soon I meant to write back but somehow I never got round to it he wrote back saying my aunt wasn't well enough to travel
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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