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"Ensenar" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "to beach", and "enseñar" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "to teach". Learn more about the difference between "ensenar" and "enseñar" below.
ensenar(
ehn
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seh
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nahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to beach
Tras ensenar el bote en la pequeña cala, los marineros descargaron las cajas de víveres.After beaching the boat in the little cove, the sailors unloaded the boxes with provisions.
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enseñar(
ehn
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seh
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nyahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to educate)
a. to teach
Mi padre me enseñó a pescar.My father taught me how to fish.
2. (to allow to view)
a. to show
Ana me enseñó su casa nueva.Ana showed me her new house.
3. (to give as an example)
a. to teach
Perder su trabajo le enseñó a ser más trabajador.Losing his job taught him to be more hardworking.
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