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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
to f on doing somethingcontar con hacer algo
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intransitive verbespecially (US) contar con
he hadn't figured on the problems that would arise no había contado con los problemas que surgirían; the meeting was longer than I'd figured on la reunión fue más larga de lo que yo esperaba; I wasn't figuring on going no contaba con ir; are you figuring on going? ¿piensas ir?
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