ocuparse de
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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
1. (to tackle)
a. to deal with
El sur del país se está desertificando a marchas forzadas. Alguien debería ocuparse de este problema ya.The south of the country is rapidly turning into a desert. Someone should deal with this problem now.
2. (to take responsibility for)
a. to be in charge of
D.ª Cruz Palencia se ocupa de gestionar las órdenes de compra de nuestros clientes.Mrs. Cruz Palencia is in charge of managing our customers' purchase orders.
3. (to look after)
a. to take care of
¿Quién se ocupará de nosotros cuando seamos ancianos?Who will take care of us when we're old?
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