gritar

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gritar(
gree
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tahr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to talk very loudly)
a. to scream
No me gusta ir a los partidos de fútbol porque hay tanta gente gritando.I don't like to go to soccer games because there are so many people screaming.
b. to shout
Hay alguien gritando en la calle.There's someone shouting in the street.
c. to yell
No voy a responder si estás gritando.I am not going to reply if you are yelling.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to say very loudly)
a. to shout
El entrenador gritó las jugadas a su equipo.The coach shouted the plays to his team.
b. to yell
Las animadoras gritaron el lema de la escuela.The cheerleaders yelled the school motto.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to scold)
a. to yell at
Por favor no me grites en frente de mis amigos, mamá.Please don't yell at me in front of my friends, Mom.
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gritar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (hablar alto)
a. to shout
2. (chillar)
a. to scream
no grites tanto, habla más bajodon't shout so much, lower your voice a bit
gritó de dolorhe screamed in pain
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (en voz alta)
a.
gritar algo a alguiento shout something at somebody
4. (reñir)
a. to shout o yell at
¡no me grites!don't shout o yell at me!
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gritar
intransitive verb
1 (dar voces) to shout
¡no grites! don't shout!; no sabes hablar sin gritar you can't talk without shouting; no me grites, que no estoy sorda don't shout, I'm not deaf; ¡no le grites a tu madre! don't shout at your mother!; gritaba de alegría he shouted for joy
2 (chillar) to scream
el enfermo no podía dejar de gritar the patient couldn't stop screaming; gritaba de dolor he was screaming with pain
3 (abuchear) to jeer
el público gritaba al árbitro the crowd were jeering the referee
transitive verb
[+instrucciones, órdenes] to shout
le gritaron que callara they shouted at him to be quiet
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