checar
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checar(
cheh
-
kahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to examine)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to check
Necesito checar mis niveles de azúcar.I need to check my sugar levels.
2. (to verify)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to check
Cuando traigan la cuenta, por favor checa que todo esté correcto.When they bring the bill, please check that everything is correct.
b. to stamp
Si no te checaron el boleto del estacionamiento, tendrás que pagar el día completo.If they didn't stamp your parking ticket, you'll have to pay for the full day.
3. (to look at)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to check out
Checa ese cuate con los tenis cubiertos de piedras preciosas.Check out that guy with the sneakers covered in precious stones.
4. (to watch)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to check up on
Mi jefe siempre me anda checando todo. ¡Estoy harto!My boss is always checking up on everything I do. I've had it!
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to look)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to check
No encuentro mis llaves. - ¿Ya checaste en tus bolsillos?I can't find my keys. - Have you checked in your pockets?
checarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
6. (medicine)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to go for a checkup
Nos vamos a checar todos para ver si alguien en la familia padece la enfermedad celíaca.We're all going for a checkup to see if anybody in the family has Celiac disease.
7.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to verify)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to check out
Chécate el clima antes de salir a correr.Check out the weather before you go out for a run.
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checar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to check
chécalo bienlook at that!, check it out!
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checar
transitive verb
especialmente (México)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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