escoltar
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escoltar(
ehs
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kohl
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tahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to protect)
a. to escort
Un grupo de diez hombres de negro escoltaba al presidente.A group of ten men in black escorted the president.
b. to guard
Los soldados que escoltaban al rey esperaron afuera del dormitorio.The soldiers who guarded the king waited outside the bedroom.
c. to convoy (ships or other vehicles)
Cinco destructores escoltan al portaaviones.Five destroyers are convoying the aircraft carrier.
2. (to go with)
a. to accompany
Los cortesanos escoltaron al príncipe cuando salió del castillo.The courtesans accompanied the prince when he left the castle.
b. to escort
El caballero escoltó a la princesa a su lugar.The knight escorted the princess to her seat.
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escoltar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to escort
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
escoltar
transitive verb
1 (acompañar) (gen) to escort; (dando protección) to guard; protect
2 (Náutica) to escort; convoy
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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