Translation of intransitive in Spanish:

intransitive

intransitivo, adj.

Pronunciation /ɪnˈtranzɪtɪv//ɪnˈtrɑːnsɪtɪv//ɪnˈtrænzədɪv//ɪnˈtrænsədɪv//ɪnˈtransɪtɪv//ɪnˈtrɑːnzɪtɪv/

adjective

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    intransitivo
    • The combination of verbs with intransitive prepositions is one of the many pseudopods of morphological quasi-regularity that extend into the phrasal domain in English.
    • Moral actions are unlike other actions in that they have both transitive and intransitive effects.
    • The real challenges always came with the sophisticated adjectives, the adverbs, and the intransitive verbs.
    • But if you read it closely, you'll see I'm using the intransitive plural subjunctive tense.
    • The object of knowledge is intransitive, the knowledge we have of it is transitive.
    • And although I did a bit of a double-take, I soon got the idea of what was meant by that stunningly ungrammatical sleeps obedience - with its intransitive verb assigned a direct object in defiance of all syntactic decency.
    • Verbs can be either transitive or intransitive a transitive verb governs an object, whereas an intransitive verb does not.
    • For me, the intransitive use of ‘bore easily’ is a minor cliché, that is, a phrase I recognize when I see it as a set phrase, even though I might not see it all that often.
    • In particular, similar patterns exist for other cases of verbs combining with intransitive prepositions (or ‘particles’, as some people call them).
    • In this respect, adjectives are exactly like intransitive verbs.
    • It is inconceivable that Will does not know the difference between a transitive and an intransitive verb.
    • Later she will learn about transitive and intransitive verbs, but in this exercise she could see that the verb cards weren't all alike.
    • An ergative system is one in which the subject of an intransitive verb is treated grammatically like the direct object of a transitive verb, while the subject of a transitive verb is treated differently.
    • The becoming is not a becoming something; it remains active and intransitive.
    • Further, she suggests that ‘whereas poetic language is now more or less accepted as autonomous and intransitive, fiction and narrative still suggest a transitive and referential use of words’.
    • To give an account of these sentences, a proponent of the equational analysis would have to postulate that the verb is ambiguous between a transitive and an intransitive meaning.
    • When did it become cooler to be an intransitive verb than a transitive verb?
    • A problem confronting this assumption is the large number of intransitive, unergative verbs in German and English that occur in accomplishment expressions.
    • We may be confused about this if we do not distinguish, as we clearly should, between transitive and intransitive senses of the verb ‘to move’.
    • For the true writer, he had once declared, to write is an intransitive verb: one does not write something, one simply writes.