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"Evaluá" is a form of "evaluar", a transitive verb which is often translated as "to evaluate". "Critique" is a form of "criticar", a transitive verb which is often translated as "to criticize". Learn more about the difference between "evaluá" and "critique" below.
evaluar(
eh
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bah
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lwahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to estimate)
a. to evaluate
Los políticos están evaluando la efectividad de los impuestos a las bebidas alcohólicas.Politicians are evaluating the effectiveness of alcohol taxation.
b. to assess
Un mecánico evaluará el daño que sufrió tu vehículo.A mechanic will assess the damage to your vehicle.
2. (to test)
a. to assess
Las maestras evalúan a sus alumnos tres veces al año.Our teachers assess their students three times a year.
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criticar(
kree
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tee
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kahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to censure)
a. to criticize
El líder de la oposición criticó severamente las medidas gubernamentales.The government measures were severely criticized by the leader of the opposition.
b. to criticise (United Kingdom)
¿Es que siempre tienes que criticar cualquier decisión que tomo?Do you always have to criticise any decision I make?
2. (to speak badly about)
a. to criticize
Siempre que voy a su casa, están criticando a alguien.Whenever I go to their place, they're criticizing someone.
b. to criticise (United Kingdom)
En cuanto el jefe se dio la vuelta, todos se pusieron a criticarlo.As soon as the boss left the office, everyone started criticising him.
3. (fine arts)
a. to review
Una revista musical me ha pedido que critique el nuevo álbum de U2.I've been asked to review the new U2 album by a musical magazine.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to talk behind someone's back)
a. to gossip
La mujeres del pueblo no tienen nada mejor que hacer que criticar.The women in town have nothing better to do than gossip.
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