argumentar
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argumentar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to claim)
a. to argue
Juliana argumentó que no fue a la fiesta porque tenía que trabajar.Juliana argued that she had missed the party because she had to work.
b. to contend
La parte demandada argumentó que la prueba documental era falsa.The defendant contended that the documentary evidence was false.
2. (to defend)
a. to argue
En la introducción, menciona cuál es la hipótesis que vas a argumentar.Mention in the introduction the hypothesis that you're going to argue.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to discuss)
a. to argue
No quiero argumentar sobre política contigo otra vez.I don't want to argue about politics with you again.
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argumentar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (alegar)
a. to argue
no argumentó bien su hipótesishe didn't argue his theory very well
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (discutir)
a. to argue
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argumentar
transitive verb
intransitive verb
to argue
argumentar que ... to argue that ...; contend that ...
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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