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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. (general)
a. reducir
You have to cut back on your caffeine consumption. It's not good for your health.Tienes que reducir el consumo de cafeína. No es bueno para la salud.
b. recortar
I'm not working anymore, so we have to cut back on our spending.Estoy sin trabajo ahora, así que tenemos que recortar los gastos.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
2. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. reduce (singular)
Cut back on sugar in your diet to help prevent disorders such as insomnia.Reduce el consumo de azúcar en la dieta para prevenir condiciones como la insomnia.
b. reduzca
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
Cut back on your consumption of greasy foods. You need to lose weight.Reduzca el consumo de los alimentos grasosos. Necesita bajar de peso.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Cut back on all the work you're doing. You look exhausted.Deje de trabajar tanto. Se ve agotado.
Cut back on the sweets, Jorge, or you're not going to be able to sleep tonight.Deja de comer tantos dulces, Jorge, o no vas a poder dormir esta noche.
3. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. reduzcan (plural)
Cut back on your spending. I don't have the money to pay for all of this.Reduzcan los gastos. No tengo el dinero para pagar todo eso.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Cut back on the coffee. I'll make you tea.Dejen de tomar café. Les preparo té.
Cut back on the wine. You have to get up early tomorrow.Dejen de tomar vino. Tienen que levantarse temprano mañana.
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