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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to throw)
a. tirar
The boy hurled a rock from a bridge and broke the window of a passing car.El niño tiró una piedra desde un puente y rompió la ventana de un auto que pasaba.
b. arrojar
Mark hurled himself out of an airplane. Fortunately he was wearing a parachute.Mark se arrojó de un avión. Afortunadamente, llevaba un paracaídas.
c. lanzar
Shelly hurled a spear at the target and hit it in the bullseye.Shelly lanzó una jabalina al blanco e hizo diana.
2. (to utter vehemently)
a. soltar
Do you really want to know, or do you just want to hurl insults?¿De veras quieres saber o solo quieres soltar insultos?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to vomit)
a. vomitar
Caitlyn started feeling sick when the plane hit some turbulence, and she hurled into a bag.Caitlyn empezó a sentirse mal cuando el avión atravesó una zona de turbulencias y vomitó en una bolsa.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (thing)
a. lanzar
2. (insults)
a. proferir
to hurl oneself at somebodylanzarse contra alguien
she hurled herself off the bridgese tiró desde el puente
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hurl [hɜːl]
transitive verb
(throw) arrojar
to hurl abuse or insults at sb lanzar or soltar una sarta de insultos a algn; to hurl o.s. at sth/sb abalanzarse sobre algo/algn; to hurl o.s. into the fray lanzarse a la batalla; to hurl o.s. over a cliff arrojarse por un precipicio
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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