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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
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This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
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to be embroiled in somethingestar enredado(a) en algo
to get embroiled in a debate with somebodyenfrascarse or enredarse en una discusión con alguien
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embroil [ɪmˈbrɔɪl]
transitive verb
to embroil sb in sth enredar a algn en algo
to embroil o.s. in sth get embroiled in sth enredarse en algo
to embroil sb with indisponer a algn con; to embroil A with B mezclar a A con B
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