punctuate

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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (linguistics)
a. puntuar
A common problem among my students is that they don't know how to punctuate quotations.Un error común entre mis estudiantes es que no saben puntuar citas.
2. (to interrupt with)
a. interrumpir
Awkward laughter punctuated the comedian's speech about parents having sex.Unas risas incómodas interrumpieron el discurso del comediante sobre los padres teniendo sexo.
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punctuate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (sentence, writing)
a. puntuar
2. (fig)
a.
her speech was punctuated with applausesu discurso se vio interrumpido en ocasiones por aplausos
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punctuate [ˈpʌŋktjʊeɪt]
transitive verb
(Ling) puntuar
his speech was punctuated by applause los aplausos interrumpieron repetidamente su discurso
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