A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
Sandra confided in her best friend that she was rotting in a loveless marriage and wanted a divorce.Sandra le confió a su mejor amiga que se estaba pudriendo en un matrimonio sin amor y quería divorciarse.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).