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pull apart

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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 separate)
a. separar
A brawl almost broke out in the bar, but bouncers came to pull the two men apart.Casi estalla una pelea en el bar, pero los gorilas vinieron para separar a los dos hombres.
2. (to criticize)
a. destrozar
The editor pulled my article apart, and I nearly had to start from scratch.El editor destrozó mi artículo, y tuve empezar casi desde cero.
b. poner por los suelos
It seems like my boss pulls apart everything I do, no matter what.Parece que mi jefe lo pone por los suelos todo lo que hago, sea lo que sea.
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pull apart
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. (also fig)
a. hacer trizas
pull apart
transitive verb
1 (separate) separar; (take apart) desmontar
2 (search thoroughly) registrar de arriba abajo; revolver
3 (criticize) deshacer; hacer pedazos
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
they pull apart easily se separan fácilmente
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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