hacer saltar
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hacer saltar
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. (to trigger)
a. to set off
El humo hizo saltar la alarma antincendios.The smoke set off the fire alarm.
b. to trip
Cada vez que alguien se acerca a la casa, hace saltar el sensor y se enciende la luz del porche.Every time someone approaches the house, they trip the sensor and the porch light comes on.
2. (to explode)
a. to blow up
Hicieron saltar el edificio porque estaba prácticamente en ruinas.They blew up the building because it was practically in ruins.
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