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uk   /ˌdaɪˈtræn.sə.tɪv/  us   /-t̬ɪv/ specialized
A ditranstive ​verb can be ​followed by two ​objects, one of which has the ​action of the ​verb done to it and the other of which has the ​action of the ​verbdirected towards it. In this ​dictionary, ditransitive ​verbs are ​shown with the ​label [+ two objects]: In the ​sentence "I ​sent Victoria a ​letter", "​send" is ditransitive.
(Definition of ditransitive from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (动词)可接双宾语的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (動詞)可接雙受詞的…
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