ensayar

ensayar(
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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 work at)
a. to rehearse
El estreno es mañana y siento que no hemos ensayado lo suficiente.Opening night is tomorrow, and I feel like we haven't rehearsed enough.
El grupo ensayará el espectáculo tres días a la semana.The group will be rehearsing the show three days a week.
b. to practice
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Estuvimos toda la clase ensayando un nuevo paso de baile.We spent the whole class practicing a new dance step.
c. to practise (United Kingdom)
El equipo no ensayó los tiros libres y se vio cuando jugaron.The team didn't practise free kicks and you could see it in their game.
2. (to check)
a. to try out
Voy a ensayar una técnica para picar la verdura.I'm going to try out this new technique for chopping vegetables.
b. to test
La compañía está ensayando un método para cargar baterías más rápido.The company is testing a method for charging batteries faster.
3. (metal)
a. to assay
Las muestras de plata se ensayaron en los laboratorios del ministerio de minería.The samples of silver were assayed in the ministry of mining's laboratories.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to work at)
a. to rehearse
La orquesta no ensaya durante el verano.The orchestra doesn't rehearse during the summer.
b. to practice
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Estoy segura de que la canción sonará muy bien si seguimos ensayando.I'm positive the song will sound great if we keep on practicing.
c. to practise (United Kingdom)
No ensayamos lo suficiente para hacerlo bien.We didn't practise enough to do it well.
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ensayar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (experimentar)
a. to test
2. (theater)
a. to rehearse
ensayar
transitive verb
1 (probar) to test; try (out)
2 [+metal] to assay
3 (Música) (Teat) to rehearse
pronominal verb
ensayarse
1 (practicar) to practice; practise; (EEUU)
2 (Música) (Teat) to rehearse
ensayarse a hacer algo to practise doing sth; practice doing sth; (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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