conminar

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conminar(
kohn
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mee
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nahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to instruct)
a. to order
El profesor conminó a los alumnos a poner sus cuadernos al día antes del examen.The teacher ordered the students to get their notebooks up to date before the exam.
2. (to menace)
a. to threaten
Los secuestradores conminaron a la policía con matar a los rehenes si no pagaban el rescate a tiempo.The kidnappers threatened the police with killing the hostages if the ransom wasn't paid on time.
3. (legal)
a. to order
El juez conminó a Mateo a que pagara la pensión alimenticia a su esposa y los gastos de su hijo.The judge ordered Mateo to pay his wife's alimony and his son's expenses.
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conminar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (forzar)
a.
conminar a alguien a hacer algoto instruct o order somebody to do something
2. (amenazar)
a.
conminar a alguien (con hacer algo)to threaten somebody (with doing something)
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conminar
transitive verb
1 (amenazar) to threaten;con with
2 (avisar) to warn officially
3 (México) (desafiar) to challenge
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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