A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial) (general) a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation Chapurreo alemán porque solo lo estudié un año. I speak broken German because I only studied it for a year. Mis padres chapurrean inglés, pero con eso les bastó para su viaje. My parents speak English poorly, but they had enough for their journey. Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
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