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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 prevent ... from
El desmanejo económico ha impedido que el país desarrolle su potencial.Economic mismanagement has prevented the country from developing its potential.
b. to stop ... from
Nada nos impedirá que manifestemos nuestro desacuerdo con el proyecto.Nothing will stop us from expressing our disagreement with this project.
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