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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (story, message)
a. embrollar
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garble [ˈɡɑːbl]
transitive verb
1 [+message, report] confundir
he managed to garble the message so we thought they wanted us to go there, when they actually wanted to come here Write down the magic freephone number of the office before you set off, in case you garble its frequent zeros out of order
2 [+text] mutilar; falsear por selección; (por selección)
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