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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 throw above)
2. (to put over)
a. poner sobre
It started to rain during the show, so we had to throw tarps over the instruments.Empezó a llover durante el concierto, así que tuvimos que poner lonas sobre los instrumentos.
b. ponerse sobre
It was so cold that I had to put on a jacket over the one I was already wearing.Tanto frío hacía que tuve que ponerme otra chaqueta sobre la que ya llevaba puesta.
3. (to pass)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
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Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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