cuestionar
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cuestionar(
kwehs
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tyoh
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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.).
1. (to challenge)
a. to question
No tenemos ninguna evidencia que nos permita cuestionar la decisión del juez.We have no evidence to question the judge's decision.
2. (to doubt)
a. to question
Yo le creí. No tenía por qué cuestionar su sinceridad.I believed him. I had no reason to question his honesty.
cuestionarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to ask questions of oneself)
a. to question
Lo que pasó hizo a Tomás cuestionarse si de verdad la amaba.What happened made Tomas question whether he really loved her.
b. to ask oneself
Me he estado cuestionando qué es lo que quiero hacer con mi vida.I have been asking myself what it is I want do with my life.
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cuestionar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to question
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (general)
a. to (call into) question
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cuestionar
transitive verb
to question
intransitive verb
to argue
pronominal verb
cuestionarse to ask o.s.; question
Podemos [cuestionarnos] si nuestro organismo no reaccionará ante un cuerpo extraño como es el hilo de oro.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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