evocar

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evocar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to bring to mind)
a. to evoke
Hacer muñecos de nieve siempre evoca gratos recuerdos de mi niñez.Making snowmen always evokes fond memories of my childhood.
El olor a carne asada evoca el recuerdo de las fechas navideñas.The smell of roast beef evokes memories of Christmas time.
b. to recall
El profesor evocó los nervios que sintió el primer día de clase.The teacher recalled how nervous he felt the first day of class.
2. (to appeal to)
a. to invoke
La médium evocó al espíritu con los ojos cerrados.The medium invoked the spirit with her eyes closed.
b. to call up
El exorcista evocó a los malos espíritus para que se fueran.The exorcist called up the evil spirits so that they would go away.
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evocar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (recordar)
a. to evoke
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
evocar
transitive verb
1 (recordar) to evoke; conjure up
2 [+espíritu] to invoke; call up
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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