amputate
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amputate(
ahm
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pyu
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teyt
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to cut off)
a. amputar
The poor soldier had to have his leg amputated without anesthetic.Al pobre soldado le tuvieron que amputar la pierna sin anestesia.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to cut off a limb)
a. amputar
The surgeon said the girl's foot had become gangrenous and he would have to amputate.El cirujano dijo que a la niña se le había gangrenado el pie, y que habría que amputar.
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amputate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. amputar
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amputate [ˈæmpjʊteɪt]
transitive verb
amputar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
amputar
Listen to an audio pronunciation
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amputar(
ahm
-
poo
-
tahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to amputate
El montañero tenía los pies congelados y hubo que amputárselos.The mountain climber had his feet forzen and they had to be amputated.
b. to cut off
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El doctor me amputó la mano antes de que el brazo se infectara con gangrena.The doctor cut off my hand before my arm got infected with gangrene.
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amputar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to amputate
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
amputar
transitive verb
to amputate; cut off
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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