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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to say from memory)
Kirsten closed her eyes and began to recite "The Road Not Taken," by Robert Frost.Kirsten cerró los ojos y comenzó a recitar "El camino no elegido", de Robert Frost.
2. (to list)
My boss recited all of my mistakes in front of the rest of the office.Mi jefa enumeró todos mis errores delante del resto de la oficina.
The lost robot began to recite his various adventures to the man who found him.El robot perdido empezó a relatarle sus diversas aventuras al hombre que lo encontró.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to say something from memory)
Jacob sweated profusely as he waited for his turn to recite in front of the whole class.Jacob sudaba profusamente mientras esperaba su turno para recitar delante de toda la clase.
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