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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to practice)
a. to train
Me entreno duro para ser el mejor corredor.I train hard to be the best runner.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to teach through practice)
a. to train
Hace cinco años que entreno perros.I've been training dogs for the past five years.
b. to coach
Los dueños contrataron a Severino para entrenar al equipo.The owners hired Severino to coach the team.
3. (to learn by repetition)
a. to practice
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Para entrenar un golpe, hay que empezar a una velocidad baja.To practice a shot, you need to start at a low speed.
b. to practise (United Kingdom)
Dedicamos la mitad de la clase a entrenar movimientos específicos de piernas.We devoted half of the class to practising specific leg moves.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to practice)
a. to train
Los soldados tienen que entrenar todas las mañanas.Soldiers have to train every morning.
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (general)
a. to train
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transitive verb
(Dep) to train; coach; [+caballo] to exercise
estar entrenado [+futbolista, atleta] to be in training; be fit
intransitive verb
to train
Maradona acudió ayer a entrenar con sus compañeros voy a entrenar por las mañanas
pronominal verb
entrenarse to train
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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