brotar de
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brotar de
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 grow from or on)
a. to come out of
Unas cuantas flores amarillas brotaron de la planta en primavera.A few yellow flowers came out of the plant in the spring.
b. to sprout from
Unos tallos robustos brotarán de las raíces de nuevo en primavera.Sturdy stalks will sprout from the roots again in the spring.
c. to bud on
Tras el invierno, las hojas verdes empiezan a brotar de los árboles.After the winter, the green leaves begin to bud on the trees.
d. to come out from under (sand, snow)
Vuelve la primavera y muchas florecillas brotan de la nieve.Spring is back, and many small flowers are coming out from under the snow.
2. (to pour out of)
a. to flow from
Un agua cristalina brotaba del manantial.Crystal-clear water flowed from the spring.
b. to come out of
Hay que filtrar el agua terrosa que brota del pozo.The muddy water that comes out of the well needs to be filtered.
c. to rise from (river, spring, steam)
Columnas de humo y gas brotaban de la ladera del volcán.Plumes of smoke and gas were rising from the mountainside of the volcano.
d. to ooze from (sap, blood)
La sangre que brota de la herida es de un rojo intenso.The blood that oozes from the wound is deep red.
e. to well up in (tears)
De mis ojos brotaban lágrimas de felicidad.Tears of joy welled up in my eyes.
3. (to develop in)
a. to arise in
El dolor que brotó de su corazón era insoportable.The pain that arose in her heart was unbearable.
4. (to start from)
a. to spring from
Albert pertenece a uno de los nuevos partidos que brotaron de la larga crisis económica.Albert is a member of one of the new political parties that sprang from the long economic crisis.
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