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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 wear out)
Don't throw your sweaters away when the elbows wear through; use these patches to give them new life.No botes tus suéteres cuando se agujeran los codos; usa estos parches para darles nueva vida.
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 put a hole in)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
the sole of his boot was completely worn through con el uso la suela de la bota se le había agujereado
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