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intransitive verb phrase
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.).
1. (to be amusing)
transitive verb phrase
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.).
2. (to amuse)
no direct translation
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
Me hace gracia verte bailar.I found your dancing very funny.
Fue un chiste un poco subido de tono, pero me hizo gracia.The joke was a bit racy, but it made me laugh.
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