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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.).
1. (to attack)
2. (to be the duty of)
a. corresponder a
As the bandleader, the majority of the work falls upon me.Como director de la banda, la mayoría del trabajo me corresponde a mí.
b. recaer en
With my father out of the picture, the financial burden fell upon my mother.Como mi padre estuvo ausente, la carga financiera recayó en mi madre.
3. (to lunge at)
4. (to be directed at)
5. (to be on)
6. (to fall onto)
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Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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