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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. (very fam) (United Kingdom)
(have sexual intercourse)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to h it off (with somebody)echar un polvo (con alguien) cogerse (a alguien)
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1 (have as holiday)
I'm having a fortnight off in July me voy a tomar dos semanas de vacaciones or permiso en julio; the children have got a week off for half term los niños tienen una semana de vacaciones a mitad del trimestre
2 (dislodge) quitar
he had the panelling off in no time quitó las mamparas en un santiamén; be careful or you'll have the pans off! ¡ten cuidado, no vayas a tirar las cacerolas!
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