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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 be equivalent to
El sueldo mensual de Dora equivale a lo que yo gano en todo un año.Dora's monthly salary is equivalent to what I earn in a whole year.
b. to be equal to
El no oponerse a este proyecto de ley equivale a apoyarlo.To not oppose this bill is equal to supporting it.
c. to amount to
Tus acciones recientes equivalen a amotinarse.Your recent actions amount to mutiny.
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