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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (fam euph) (United Kingdom)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
he was effing and blindingestaba diciendo palabrotas or soltando maldiciones
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eff [ef]
intransitive verb
he was effing all over the place soltaba palabrotas por todas partes; he told her to eff off la mandó a la mierda (very_informal)
to eff and blind soltar palabrotas (informal)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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