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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. (to cling)
a. to stick to
Los huevos sigue pegándose a la sartén cuando los cocino.The eggs keeps sticking to the pan when I cook them.
2. (to get close)
a. to stay close to
No te va a pasar nada. Solo pégate a mí.Nothing is going to happen to you. Just stay close to me.
b. to stick close to
No te pegues tanto a mí cuando estemos bajando la montaña o nos podemos caer.Don't stick too close to me when we're going down the mountain or we could both fall.
c. to stick to
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g., carrot, bean).
El lugar está lleno. Pégate a mí para que no nos separemos.The venue is packed. Stick to me so we don't get separated.
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