consultar
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consultar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to seek advice from)
a. to consult
He consultado a varios abogados y todos coinciden en que es ilegal.I have consulted several lawyers and they all agree that it is illegal.
2. (to talk about)
a. to discuss with
Deja que lo consulte con mi jefe y te doy una respuesta mañana.Let me discuss it with my boss. I'll get back to you with an answer tomorrow.
3. (to refer for information to)
a. to consult
Para hacer este trabajo bien, tienes que consultar como mínimo tres fuentes.You have to consult at least three sources to do this project well.
4. (to look for)
a. to look up
Puedes consultar las palabras que no sepas en un diccionario.You can look up the words you don't know in a dictionary.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to seek advice from; used with "con")
a. to consult with
Si está embarazada, consulte con su médico antes de tomar un medicamento.If you are pregnant, consult with your doctor before taking any medicine.
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consultar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (dato, fecha)
a. to look up
2. (libro, persona)
a. to consult
me consultó antes de hacerlohe consulted me before doing it
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
consultar conto consult, to seek advice from
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consultar
transitive verb
1 (pedir opinión) to consult
decidieron irse sin consultarme they decided to go without consulting me; es mejor que consultes a un médico you'd better go to o see a doctor; consultar algo con algn to discuss sth with sb; lo consultaré con mi abogado I'll discuss it with my lawyer
antes de decidirme prefiero consultarlo con mi mujer
consultar algo con la almohada to sleep on sth
2 [+diccionario, libro, base de datos, archivo] to consult
consulté las páginas web en gallego I consulted the web pages in Galician; consulta la palabra en el diccionario look the word up in the dictionary; consulté el saldo de mi cuenta I checked my account balance
consulté un diccionario de sinónimos para consultar algún libro reciente ve a la Biblioteca
intransitive verb
consultar con algn: no lo haré sin consultar antes contigo I won't do it without discussing it with you first
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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