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decir con voz entrecortada
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 say in a broken voice
"No quiero llorar, pero es que extraño mucho a Gabriel," dijo Juliana con voz entrecortada."I don't want to cry, but I just miss Gabriel so much," said Juliana in a broken voice.
b. to say in a faltering voice
"Perdón, mamá," dijo el niño con voz entrecortada. "No fue mi intención.""I'm sorry, Mom," said the boy in a faltering voice. "I didn't mean to do it."
c. to say in a choked voice
"No es justo lo que están haciendo conmigo," dijo Paula con voz entrecortada."What you're doing to me is not right," said Paula in a choced voice.
d. to gasp
El paciente dijo unas palabras con voz entrecortada, pero no le entendí.The patient gasped a few words, but I didn't understand him.
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