hacer una investigación

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hacer una investigación
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to conduct an academic investigation)
a. to do research
Hawking hizo una investigación interesante sobre este tema.Hawking did some interesting research on this topic.
b. to carry out research
La doctora Sáenz está haciendo una investigación sobre el tratamiento del cáncer de pulmón.Doctor Saenz is carrying out research into lung cancer treatment.
c. to do a study
La zoóloga viajará a África para hacer una investigación acerca de los gorilas.The zoologist will travel to Africa to do a study on gorillas.
d. to carry out a study
Mi departamento hizo una investigación sobre el impacto del cambio climático en las plantas.My department carried out a study into the impact of climate change on plants.
2. (to do a probe)
a. to conduct an investigation
La policía está haciendo una investigación en relación con los asesinatos.The police is conducting an investigation into the murders.
b. to carry out an investigation
Contraté a un detective privado para que hiciera una investigación.I hired a private detective to carry out an investigation.
c. to investigate
La empleada acusaba a su jefe de acoso sexual y la compañía prometió hacer una investigación.The employee was accusing her boss of sexual harrassment, and the company promised to investigate.
d. to conduct an inquiry
Las autoridades marítimas estadounidenses harán una investigación sobre el hundimiento del petrolero.The U.S. maritime authorities will conduct an inquiry into the sinking of the oil tanker.
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