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On 7 Sep 2017 17:22, "Mitchell Halley" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

so put is a transitive verb right but in order to use it you also need a
prepositional phrase
there's almost certainly a word for that type of transitivity but idk what
it is please help


Probably the term you're after is 'complex transitive': the verb is said to
have, in addition to an object, an 'object complement', which is predicated
of the object. In the case of _put_, the object complement must be locative
(or 'mannerative' [a nonce term] in the case of _put_ 'to word, to phrase'
in "put it frankly").

--And.