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 plan to meet)
a. to arrange to meet
He quedado con Juan varias veces, pero siempre llama en el último minuto para decir que no puede venir.I've arranged to meet Juan several times, but he always calls at the last minute to say he can't make it.
b. to meet
Esta tarde no puedo ir al cine con ustedes porque he quedado con Eva para ir a tomar café.I can't go to the movies with you this evening because I'm meeting Eva for a coffee.
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A pronominal verb phrase combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Se dio cuenta del problema.)
pronominal verb phrase
2. (to remain with)
3. (to retain)
4. (to recall)
a. to remember
Alicia tiene muy buena memoria y se queda con todo lo que le dices.Alicia has a very good memory and she remembers everything you say to her.
b. to memorize
Laura es capaz de quedarse con la lista completa de los elementos químicos. No sé cómo lo hace.Laura can memorize the whole list of chemical elements. I don't know how she does it.
5. (to remain)
6. (to trick)
Regionalism used in Spain
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