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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to ridicule
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. to be ironical
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transitive verb
to ridicule
intransitive verb
to speak ironically
ironizar sobre algo to be sarcastic about sth
ironizó sobre una foto del candidato popular en la que aparecía un limpiabotas dándole brillo a sus zapatos
ironizó ella she said ironically
lo dijo Felipe González y aquí cambió de paso todo Cristo", ironizó Corcuera
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