disobey

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disobey(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to fail to obey)
a. desobedecer
No one ever dared disobey the captain's orders.Nadie se atrevió jamás a desobedecer las órdenes del capitán.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to fail to obey)
a. desobedecer
The lifeguard told the swimmers that it was unsafe, yet they chose to disobey and went swimming anyway.El salvavidas les dijo a los nadadores que estaba peligroso, sin embargo optaron por desobedecer y se fueron a nadar igual.
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disobey
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. desobedecer
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
disobey [ˈdɪsəˈbeɪ]
transitive verb
[+person, rule] desobedecer
intransitive verb
desobedecer
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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