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transitive verb phrase
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.).
1. (not to harm physically)
a. not to wound
Aunque es cierto que el atracador nos amenazó con el cuchillo para que le diéramos el dinero, no nos hirió.Although it's true that the mugger threatened us with his knife so that we'd give him our money, he didn't wound us.
b. not to injure
Por suerte, la explosión no hirió a nadie.Luckily, the explosion didn't injure anyone.
2. (not to harm psychologically)
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