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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 doubt
No es que dude de tu palabra, pero necesito verlo con mis propios ojos. Podrías haberlo imaginado.It's not that I doubt your word, but I need to see it with my own eyes. You could have imagined it.
b. to question
Yo no dudo del deseo de Antonio de ayudar, pero tienes que admitir que es un inútil.I'm not questioning Antonio's willingness to help, but you have to admit that he's useless.
c. to have one's doubts about
El líder de la oposición dijo dudar de la eficacia de las medidas adoptadas por el gobierno.The opposition leader said he had his doubts about the effectiveness of the measures implemented by the government.
d. not to trust
Dudé de ella desde el momento en que nos presentaron. Siempre la tuve por una hipócrita.I din't trust her from the moment we were introduced. I always thought she wa a hypocrite.
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