respond to

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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 reply to)
a. responder a
Don't respond to questions regarding your personal life. Change the subject.No respondas a las preguntas acerca de tu vida personal. Cambia de tema.
2. (to react)
a. responder a
We responded to the tornado warning right away and scurried down to the basement.Respondimos a la advertencia del tornado enseguida y nos apresuramos hacia el sótano.
3. (medicine)
a. responder a
The patient is not responding to the treatment.El paciente no está respondiendo al tratamiento.
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