examinar

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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 analyze)
a. to examine
La policía científica continúa examinando la escena del crimen en busca de pistas.Forensic scientists are continuing to examine the crime scene for clues.
b. to inspect
Un empleado público irá a la planta a examinar las instalaciones y las condiciones laborales.A government employee will inspect the facilities and working conditions at the plant.
c. to study
Examina el problema en profundidad antes de tomar una decisión.Study the problem in depth before making a decision.
2. (medicine)
a. to examine
El médico examinó al paciente y le recetó analgésicos.The doctor examined the patient and prescribed him painkillers.
3. (to quiz)
a. to examine
Voy a examinar a los alumnos después del receso de invierno.I will examine my students after the winter break.
examinarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
4. (to be examined)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to take an exam
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Alumnos, recuerden que la semana que viene se examinan de fonética.Class, remember that next week you are taking your Phonetics exam.
b. to sit an exam (United Kingdom)
¿Te examinaste de portugués?Have you sat your Portuguese exam?
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examinar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to examine
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (general)
a. to sit o take an exam
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
mañana me examino de matemáticasI've got my maths exam tomorrow
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examinar
transitive verb
1 [+alumno] to examine
2 [+producto] to test
3 [+problema] to examine; study
4 [+paciente] to examine
el doctor está examinando al paciente después de que me examinara el doctor
pronominal verb
examinarse to take an examination o exam; be examined;de in
¿cuándo se examinan de inglés? when are they taking o doing their English exam?; examinarse para doctor to take one's doctoral examination
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