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fill in the blanks
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 provide written information)
a. llenar los espacios vacíos
For the first part of the exam, students must fill in the blanks with the correct word.En la primera parte del examen, los estudiantes deben llenar los espacios vacíos con la palabra correcta.
b. llenar los espacios en blanco
I filled in the blanks with my contact information.Llené los espacios en blanco con mis datos de contacto.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(to make inferences)
a. atar cabos
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Sally didn't tell Jorge what happened but he filled in the blanks.Sally no le dijo a Jorge lo que pasó pero él ató cabos.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
3. (imperative)
a. llene los espacios vacíos (singular)
Fill in the blanks on the first page before beginning the exam.Llene los espacios vacíos en la primera página antes de empezar el examen.
b. llene los espacios en blanco (singular)
Fill in the blanks at the top. The lawyer will complete the rest of the form.Llene los espacios en blanco en la parte superior. El abogado terminará el resto del formulario.
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