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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to take control of)
a. conquistar
The Spanish army finally conquered the territory.El ejército español finalmente conquistó el territorio.
2. (to vanquish)
a. vencer
The Mongols conquered peoples from China to Europe.Los mongoles vencieron pueblos desde China hasta Europa.
3. (to overcome)
a. vencer
Nick conquered his shyness and asked Jolina out on a date.Nick venció su timidez y le pidió a Jolina que saliera con él.
b. superar
Our dog may look tough, but he has yet to conquer his fear of cats.Nuestro perro puede parecer fuerte, pero le falta todavía superar su miedo a los gatos.
4. (to become successful in)
a. conquistar
Finally, this singer has conquered Broadway.Finalmente, este cantante ha conquistado Broadway.
5. (to succeed in climbing)
a. conquistar
After several attempts, the Chilean mountaineer finally conquered Aconcagua.Tras varios intentos, el andinista chileno finalmente conquistó el Aconcagua.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (country, sb's heart)
a. conquistar
2. (difficulty, one's shyness, fears)
a. vencer
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conquer [ˈkɒŋkəʳ]
transitive verb
[+territory, nation etc] conquistar; [+fear, enemy] vencer;
intransitive verb
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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conquer from within
conquistar desde adentro
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