corregir

corregir(
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rreh
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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 make right)
a. to correct
La editora corrigió todos los errores que los autores habían hecho.The editor corrected all of the errors the authors had made.
2. (to grade)
a. to correct
El profesor generalmente corrige todos los exámenes dentro de una semana.The teacher usually corrects all the exams within a week.
b. to mark
Los estudiantes tienen la oportunidad de corregir los proyectos de sus compañeros de clase.The students have the opportunity to mark their classmates' projects.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to defecate)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
a. to poop
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Después de comer ese taco, Paco estuvo en el baño corrigiendo todo el día.After eating that taco, Paco was in the bathroom pooping all day.
corregirse
A reflexive verb is a verb that indicates that the subject performs an action on itself (e.g. Miguel se lava.).
reflexive verb
4. (to self improve)
a. to reform
Ella llegó a un punto en su vida donde tenía que corregirse.She reached a point in her life where she needed to reform herself.
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corregir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (error)
a. to correct
2. (examen)
a. to mark
corrígeme si me equivoco, pero creo que…correct me if I'm wrong, but I think…
3. (reprender)
a. to reprimand
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
4. (general)
a. to change for the better
corregir
transitive verb
1 (rectificar) [+error, defecto, rumbo, pruebas de imprenta] to correct
tenéis tiempo de corregir los errores antes de entregar el examen terapia génica para intentar corregir algunos defectos de carácter genético el capitán tuvo que corregir el rumbo del barco este complejo vitamínico corrige las deficiencias en su dieta
[+vicio] to get rid of; [+comportamiento] to improve
tienes que corregir ese comportamiento si quieres venir de vacaciones con nosotros
[+tendencia] to correct; counteract
para corregir la tendencia creciente del déficit (Economía)
[+déficit] to counteract
2 billones destinados a corregir el déficit público / comercial .
¡deja ya de corregirme! stop correcting me!; me gusta que me corrijan cuando hablo en inglés I like people to correct me when I speak English; corrígeme si me equivoco, pero creo que aquí hemos estado ya correct me if I'm wrong, but I think we've been here before
2 (Educación) [+examen, dictado, tareas] to mark; grade; (EEUU)
pronominal verb
corregirse
1 [+persona] to reform; mend one's ways
tres años en la residencia hicieron que se corrigiera
2 [+defecto]
nadando se te corregirá la desviación de columna swimming will help to correct the curvature of your spine; la miopía no puede corregirse sola shortsightedness does not cure itself
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