A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to hold with rings)
a. to fasten with rings
El plomero anilló las tuberías para reparar la fuga.The plumber fastened the pipes with rings to fix the leak.
2. (to mark with a ring)
a. to ring
Los ornitólogos anillan a las aves para identificarlas mientras las estudian.Ornithologists ring birds to identify them while they're studying them.
3. (to shape into rings)
a. to make into a ring
Luis anilló un pedacito de metal y lo puso en el dedo de su novia.Luis made the piece of metal into a ring and put it in his girlfriend's finger.
4. (to bind with rings) (Andes)
Regionalism used in Argentina
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
a. to bind
Hola, ¿puede anillarme estas fotocopias?Hi, can you bind these photocopies for me?
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (sujetar)
a. to fasten with rings
2. (aves)
a. to ring
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transitive verb
(dar forma de anillo a) to make into a ring; make rings in; (sujetar) to fasten with a ring; (Ornitología) to ring;
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