encontrar en

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encontrar en(
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kohn
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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
1. (to retrieve in)
a. to find in
¿Dónde estaba el teléfono? - Lo encontré en mi cartera.Where was the phone? - I found it in my purse.
2. (to uncover in)
a. to discover in
Los niños encontraron en el ático una habitación oculta.The kids discovered a hidden room in the attic.
b. to encounter in
Mientras estábamos observando aves, encontramos en la región una nueva especie.While we were bird watching, we encountered a new species in the region.
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