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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (sewing)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to patch
¿Por qué no te compras una chaqueta nueva en lugar de parchar la vieja?Why don't you buy yourself a new jacket instead of patching the old one?
b. to patch up
Necesito ahorrar dinero y por eso parcho las prendas rasgadas.I need to save money so I patch up my ripped clothes.
c. to put a patch on
Mi madre solía parcharme los jerséis en la zona de los codos cuando se desgastaban.My mother used to put a patch on the elbows of my sweaters when they were worn through.
2. (to fix)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
Regionalism used in Honduras
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. to repair
El mes pasado, perché una pieza de mi carro yo solo sin tener que llevarlo al taller.Last month, I repaired a car part myself without having to take it to the garage.
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transitive verb
especialmente (Latinoamérica) to patch; put a patch on
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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