garner
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garner(
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nuhr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (agriculture)
a. recoger
The children were out in the fields helping to garner the crops.Los niños estaban en los campos ayudando a recoger las cosechas..
b. cosechar
Once we garner the wheat, we will burn the stubble.Una vez que cosechemos el trigo, quemaremos los rastrojos.
c. almacenar
Once the crop had been reaped it was garnered in the grainstore.Una vez recogida, la cosecha se almacenaba en el granero.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to obtain)
a. conseguir
The candidate needs to garner more votes in these key states.La candidata necesita conseguir más votos en estos estados clave.
b. obtener
The students were attempting to garner support for their cause.Los estudiantes intentaban obtener apoyo para su causa.
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garner [ˈɡɑːnəʳ]
noun
(granary) granero (m)
transitive verb
(also garner in) (also garner up) [+grain] almacenar; entrojar; [+support] conseguir; obtener; [+attention, publicity] conseguir;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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