An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. to happen frequently
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a. to repeat, to do repeatedly
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intransitive verb
1 (ser frecuente) to be frequent; happen frequently; [+misiles, insultos] to come thick and fast
en la campaña menudean las acusaciones accusations are flying thick and fast in the campaign; un texto en el que menudean las erratas a text full of mistakes
2 (al explicarse) to go into great detail
3 (S. Cone) (México) (abundar) to abound; (proliferar) to increase; grow in number
transitive verb
1 (repetir) to repeat frequently; do repeatedly
menudea sus visitas he often comes to visit
2 (Latinoamérica) (vender) to sell retail
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