A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to administer drugs)
a. to dope
El caballo había ganado varias carreras seguidas, y se sospechaba que lo dopaban.The horse had won several races in a row, and it was suspected that it was being doped.
b. to drug
Como no dejaba de resistirse, sus secuestradores la doparon.As she kept resisting, her kidnappers drugged her.
A reflexive verb is a verb that indicates that the subject performs an action on itself (e.g. Miguel se lava.).
reflexive verb
2. (to take stimulants)
a. to take performance-enhancing drugs
La atleta perdió todas sus medallas cuando salió a la luz que se dopaba.The athlete lost all her medals when the fact that she was taking performance-enhancing drugs came to light.
b. to take drugs
El ciclista asegura que las acusaciones son falsas y que él nunca se ha dopadoThe cyclist maintains that the accusations are false and that he's never taken drugs.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to dope
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (general)
a. to take artificial stimulants
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transitive verb
to dope; drug
pronominal verb
doparse to take performance-enhancing drugs
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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