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intransitive verb phrase
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
1. (to put on formal clothes)
2. (to put on a costume)
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.).
3. (to put on formal clothes)
a. poner elegante
If I don't dress up my boyfriend for your wedding, he'll show up wearing shorts and a T-shirt.Si no pongo elegante a mi novio para tu boda, va a ir con pantalones cortos y una camiseta.
4. (to put on a costume)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
a. arreglarse, vestirse de etiqueta
2. (in fancy dress)
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verb:intransitive:plus_adverb(in smart clothes) ponerse elegante; (formally) vestirse de etiqueta; (in fancy dress) disfrazarse
1 (in smart clothes) poner elegante; (in fancy dress) disfrazar
you're all dressed up, are you going somewhere? vas muy elegante, ¿es que vas a algún sitio?
to dress sb up as sth disfrazar or vestir a algn de algo
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