"Elena" is a proper noun which is often translated as "Helen", and "oír" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "to hear". Learn more about the difference between "Elena" and "oír" below.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to perceive with the ear)
2. (to actively hear)
3. (to be informed of)
4. (to pay attention to)
5. (to understand)
a. to get
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
“No lo vuelvas a hacer, ¿me oyes?” dijo el maestro."Don't do it again, got it?" said the teacher.
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).