give the blues
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give the blues
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. (general)
a. poner melancólico
This week of non-stop rain is giving me the blues.Esta semana de lluvia sin parar me pone melancólica.
b. desanimar
Let's talk about something else. Thinking about my ex-girlfriend gives me the blues.Hablemos de otra cosa. Pensar en mi exnovia me desanima.
c. entristecer
His daughter moving to a new city gave him the blues.Le entristeció que su hija se fuera a vivir en otra ciudad.
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