asistir

asistir(
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sees
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teer
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to be present)
a. to attend
Ella asiste a un colegio de niñas.She attends an all-girl school.
2. (to observe)
a. to witness
Estamos asistiendo al comienzo de una nueva era.We are witnessing the beginning of a new era.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to help)
a. to attend to
La enfermera me asistió porque era una urgencia.The nurse attended to me because it was an emergency.
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asistir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (ayudar)
a. to attend to
le asiste el doctor Jiménezhe is being treated by Dr Jiménez
2. (acompañar)
a. to accompany
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (general)
a. to attend
asistir a un actoto attend an event
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asistir
intransitive verb
1 (acudir) to attend; go
no se sabe cuántas personas asistirán it's not known how many people will attend o go; ¿va usted a asistir? will you be attending o going?; asistir a algo to attend sth; go to sth; no asistió a mi clase he did not attend my lesson; he did not come to my lesson
unas 200 personas asistieron al concierto
asiste a misa todos los domingos he attends Mass every Sunday; he goes/comes to Mass every Sunday
2 (Naipes) to follow suit
transitive verb
1 (ayudar)
asistir a algn to help sb; assist sb (formal); una institución que asiste a los inmigrantes an organization that helps immigrants
2 (Med)
asistir a [+paciente, enfermo] to care for; look after; [+herido, accidentado] to look after; help
se pararon a asistir a los accidentados
asistir un parto to deliver a baby
3 (presenciar)
asistir a algo to witness sth; estamos asistiendo a una nueva revolución tecnológica we are witnessing a new technological revolution
4 (Jur)
su abogado le asistió en la declaración his lawyer was present when he gave his statement
5 (respaldar)
le asiste el derecho a recurrir la sentencia you have the right to appeal (against) the sentence; le asiste la razón he has right on his side
6 (atender) to serve; wait on
asistió a los invitados en el hotel he served o waited on the hotel guests
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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