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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 look at)
2. (to scrutinize) (United Kingdom)
We haven't time to pick over every word of the article; we have a schedule to follow.No tenemos tiempo para analizar cada palabra del artículo; tenemos un horario que seguir.
The press has been picking over every aspect of the actress's personal life.La prensa ha estado examinando cada aspecto de la vida persona de la actriz.
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Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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