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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 seem similar to)
a. parecer que
That sounds like a good idea, but I don't think the public is ready for that.Parece que es una buena idea, pero no creo que el público esté listo para eso.
b. sonar a que
It sounded like she was joking, but she was actually serious.Sonaba a que estuviera bromeando, pero en realidad estaba seria.
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