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 move ceaselessly in)
a. to walk back and forth in
Estuve toda la tarde caminando de un lado a otro del centro comercial, pero no encontré el vestido que buscaba.I was walking back and forth in the mall all afternoon, but couldn't find the dress I was looking for.
b. to pace
Deja de caminar de un lado a otro de la habitación. Me estás poniendo nervioso.Stop pacing the room. You're making me nervous.
2. (to walk from one edge of ... to the other)
a. to walk from one end of ... to the other
En dos horas habíamos caminado de un lado a otro de la ciudad. O sea que es grande, pero no tanto.In two hours we had walked from one end of the city to the other. So it's big, but not that big.
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