charge against

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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 charge at)
a. arremeter contra
The bull charged against the fence, but it didn't budge.El toro arremetió contra la cerca, pero esta no cedió.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
2. (legal)
a. cargo contra
The charge against my client is completely baseless.El cargo contra mi cliente no tiene fundamento alguno.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(before an object pronoun)
Do you understand the charge against you, Mr. Douglas?¿Entiende usted la acusación en su contra, señor Douglas?
The charge against you is very serious.El cargo en tu contra es muy grave.
3. (military)
a. ataque contra
The charge against the enemy failed.El ataque contra el enemigo fracasó.
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