button up
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button up(
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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 fasten)
a. abotonar
Gustavo buttoned up his shirt and put on a tie.Gustavo abotonó la camisa y se puso una corbata.
b. abrochar
Yolanda buttoned up her coat and stepped outside into the cool winter evening.Yolanda abrochó su abrigo y salió a la fría noche de invierno.
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button up
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. (shirt, dress)
a. abotonar
to b up one's shirtabotonarse la camisa
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