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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 go down)
2. (to appear)
3. (to decrease)
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.).
4. (to let go of)
One of the builders on the roof dropped the tape measure down to one of the workers who was on the ground.Uno de los albañiles en el techo pasó la cinta métrica a otro obrero que estaba en el suelo.
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Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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