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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
a. to speak to
Pedro no le habla a Yolanda desde hace un mes porque está muy enfadado con ella.Pedro hasn't spoken to Yolanda in a month because he's very angry with her.
b. to talk to
¿Le hablaste ya a papá de tu plan de irte a estudiar al extranjero?Have you already talked to Dad about your plan to go to study abroad?
c. to tell
¿Por qué no le hablas a la jefa de tu idea? Quizá la encuentre interesante.Why don't you tell the boss about your idea? She might find it interesting.
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