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transitive verb phrase
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.).
a. to continue with
Hemos decidido continuar con el proyecto, a pesar de que está resultando ser mucho más caro de lo que habíamos pensado.We've decided to continue with the project, even though it's proving to be much more expensive than we'd thought.
b. to continue
Estaba agotada, pero continuó con la limpieza de la casa porque tenía invitados esa noche.She was exhausted, but continued cleaning the house because she had guests that evening.
c. to carry on with
Continúen con lo que estaban haciendo, por favor. No era mi intención interrumpirles.Carry on with what you were doing, please. I didn't mean to interrupt you.
d. to go on with
No cambies de tema. Continúa con lo que estabas diciendo.Don't change subjects. Go on with what you were saying.
e. to get on with
Apaga la tele y continúa con tu tarea. Tienes que acabarlo antes de cenar.Turn off the TV and get on with your homework. You have to finish it before dinner.
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