A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to trace lines on)
a. to outline
Pedro buscó la mejor ruta en el mapa y la delineó con marcador rojo.Pedro looked up the best route on the map and outlined it with a red marker.
b. to draw
Los niños delinearon el contorno de sus manos en un hoja de papel.The children drew an outline of their hands on a piece of paper.
2. (to prepare)
a. to draft
Para el martes deben delinear una propuesta de investigación con todos sus componentes.For Tuesday, you need to draft a research proposal with all its components.
b. to draw up
El subcomité está encargado de delinear nuevas normas para la membresía.The subcommittee is in charge of drawing up new membership rules.
c. to delineate
La junta directiva delineará una estrategia para recaudar los fondos necesarios.The board of directors will delineate a strategy to raise the required funds.
3. (to apply eyeliner to)
a. to outline
Hay muchos videos en el Internet mostrando cómo delinear los ojos.There are many videos on the Internet showing how to outline your eyes.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (plano)
a. to draw
2. (proyecto)
a. to outline
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transitive verb
1 [+contornos] to outline
2 [+plan, propuesta] to delineate
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