demandar

demandar(
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mahn
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dahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (legal)
a. to sue
Demandé a mi vecino por daños y perjuicios porque atropelló mi perro.I sued my neighbor for damages because he ran over my dog.
b. to bring a lawsuit against
La empresa municipal de transportes demandó al contador por malversación de fondos.The city council's transportation company brought a lawsuit against its accountant for embezzlement.
2. (to seek)
a. to demand
Las mujeres demandan igualdad de derechos laborales.Women demand equal rights at work.
3. (to call for)
a. to require
El trabajo demanda atender clientes y realizar llamadas telefónicas.The job requires dealing with customers and making phone calls.
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demandar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (law)
a.
demandar a alguien (por)to sue somebody (for)
2. (pedir)
a. to ask for, to seek
demandar
transitive verb
1 (exigir) to demand
2 (Jur) to sue; file a lawsuit against
demandó al periódico por difamación he sued the paper for libel; demandar a algn por daños y perjuicios to sue sb for damages
ser demandado por libelo demandar a algn por calumnia/daños y perjuicios
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