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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general) (colloquial)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
a. no direct translation
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word 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.
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