A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to interchange)
a. to exchange
Todas las Navidades, mis primos y yo intercambiamos regalos.Every Christmas, my cousins and I exchange gifts.
Intercambié la blusa azul por la blanca porque me pega más con el vestuario.I exchanged the blue blouse for the white one because it goes with more of my wardrobe.
b. to swap
Una vez al mes se reúne con otros coleccionistas para intercambiar sellos.Once a month he gets together with other collectors to swap stamps.
A reciprocal verb is a verb that indicates that two or more subjects perform an action on each other (e.g. Ellos se abrazan.).
reciprocal verb
2. (to interchange)
a. to swap
En esa película, la mamá y la hija se intercambian los papeles.In that movie, the mother and daughter swap roles.
b. to exchange
Los estudiantes en pareja se intercambian los cuadernos al terminar el ejercicio.Students exchange notebooks with their partners once they've finished the exercise.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to exchange
2. (lugares, posiciones)
a. to change, to swap
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transitive verb
[+impresiones, presos, ideas, dinero] to exchange; [+sellos, fotos] to swap; exchange;
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