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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to go out of business)
2. (to sink)
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
3. (to be called)
a. ser conocido por
Our man in Kiev will be going under the name of Ronnie Love during the mission.Nuestro hombre en Kiev será conocido por el nombre de Ronnie Love durante la misión.
b. ser conocido como
Walter goes under "The Mutant" when he's wrestling.Walter es conocido como "El Mutante" cuando lucha.
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (drowning man)
3. (go bankrupt)
a. quebrar, ir a la quiebra
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