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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.).
1. (to look for in)
2. (to use)
3. (to start eating)
4. (to start working on)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to delve into)
a. ahondar en
I'm going to dig into this subject when I have time.Voy a ahondar en este tema cuando tenga tiempo.
b. profundizar en
I'd like to dig into the history of this city.Me gustaría profundizar en la historia de esta ciudad.
c. estudiar a fondo
I write songs, but I've never dug into composition.Escribo canciones, pero nunca estudié composición a fondo.
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