canjear

canjear(
kahng
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heh
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ahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to swap; often used with "por")
a. to exchange
Los atracadores proponían canjear varios rehenes por un helicóptero.The bank robbers wanted to exchange a few hostages for a helicopter.
b. to trade
Las tribus nativas canjeaban comida por armas con los soldados europeos.The native tribes traded food for weapons with the European soldiers.
2. (finance; often used with "por")
a. to exchange
Fui a la casa de cambio a canjear mis dólares por pesos argentinos.I went to the foreign exchange office to exchange my dollars for Argentine pesos.
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canjear
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to exchange
canjear
transitive verb
[+prisioneros] to exchange; [+cupón] to cash in;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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