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give off

give off(
gihv
 
af
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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 emit)
a. despedir
The garbage piled up in the street gave off an unpleasant smell.Las basura amontonada en la calle despedía un olor desagradable.
b. emitir
The paint remover gives off fumes and should be used in a well-ventilated space.El quitapintura emite vapores y debería usarse en un espacio bien ventilado.
2. (to manifest)
a. mostrar
A dog will pick up on any signs of fear that humans give off.Un perro se dará cuenta de cualquier señal de miedo que muestre el ser humano.
b. dar
Hillary gave off a strong impression of not wanting to be there.Daba la fuerte impresión de que Hillary no quería estar allí.
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give off
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. (smell, heat)
a. despedir
give off
transitive verb
[+smell, smoke] despedir; [+heat, radiation] emitir;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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