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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 be full of)
2. (to exude)
a. to be bursting with
Los padres primerizos rebosaban de alegría y no podían apartar los ojos de su bebé.The first-time parents were bursting with happiness and couldn't take their eyes off their baby.
b. to be brimming with
Mi abuelo tiene 90 años, pero rebosa de salud.My grandfather is 90 years old, but he's brimming with health.
c. to be overflowing with
Los ojos del anciano rebosaban de tristeza y melancolía.The old man's eyes were overflowing with sadness and melancholy.
d. to be bubbling over with
Los perros rebosaban de energía y corrían de un lado a otro cuando los soltamos en el parque.The dogs were bubbling over with energy and running back and forth when we let them off the leash in the park.
no direct translation
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
La gente rebosaba de alegría cuando se anunció el final de la guerra.People were overjoyed when the end of the war was announced.
Los alumnos que habían aprobado el examen rebosaban de felicidad.The students who had passed the exam were overjoyed.
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