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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 direct at)
2. (to confront with)
You learn one thing in medical school, and then the real world throws all kinds of curveballs at you.Se aprende una cosa en la escuela de medicina, y después el mundo real te depara todo tipo de imprevistos.
3. (to cast toward)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(to make advances on; used reflexively)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
5. (to attack)
a. abalanzarse hacia
The woman threw herself at the man who had pushed her son and began hitting him with her purse.La mujer se abalanzó hacia el hombre que había empujado a su hijo y empezó a golpearlo con el bolso.
b. abalanzarse contra
The drunk threw himself at the bouncer, who knocked him flat.El borracho se abalanzó contra el gorila, que lo tumbó.
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