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set up traps
intransitive verb phrase
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
1. (to set snares)
a. armar trampas
My father called pest control because there were squirrels in the attic. They set up traps and patched the holes.Mi padre llamó a los de control de pestes porque había ardillas en el ático. Armaron trampas y parcharon los agujeros.
b. montar trampas
When I was a lad, my friends and I would go to the forest to set up traps. One time we caught a rabbit.Cuando era muchacho, mis amigos y yo montábamos trampas en el bosque. Una vez atrapamos un conejo.
transitive verb phrase
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.).
2. (to create obstacles)
When I was a child, Home Alone inspired me to set up traps around my house. My parents never let me watch that movie again.Cuando era niño, Home Alone me inspiró a erizar mi casa. Mis padres nunca me permitían que volviera a ver esa película.
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