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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
a. to find
Pasaron dos meses y todavía no dimos con una solución al problema de las ratas.It's been two months and we still couldn't find a solution to the rat problem.
b. to track down (a person)
Llamé y busqué por todos lados al señor Belicias, pero no pude dar con él.I called and searched everywhere for mister Belicias, but I couldn't track him down.
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