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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. (complete; task, book)
a. terminar (del todo)
2. (use up)
a. acabar (con)
a. terminar con (kill)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
2 (use up, consume) terminar(se); acabar(se)
he finished off the bottle in one swallow se terminó or se acabó la botella de un trago
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