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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 want to communicate)
2. (to try to express)
a. to mean
¿Mamá, estás intentando librarte de mí? - No, lo que quise decir es que algún día tendrás que independizarte.Are you trying to get rid of me, mom? - No, what I meant is that you'll have to leave home one day.
3. (to signify)
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