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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
1. (to contribute to)
a. aumentar
We had heard bad things about our new professor, but his demeanor only added to our fears.Habíamos oído malas cosas de nuestro nuevo profesor, pero su comportamiento solo aumentó nuestros temores.
2. (to increase the size of)
a. ampliar
We're going to add to the house when we have enough money.Vamos a ampliar la casa cuando tengamos dinero suficiente.
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add to
intransitive verb
aumentar; acrecentar
it only added to our problems no hizo sino aumentar nuestros problemas; then, to add to our troubles ... luego, para colmo de desgracias ...; luego, para más desgracias ...
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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