incurrir
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incurrir(
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to perform; used with "en")
a. to commit
El atleta incurrió en una falta al tocar la línea de salida antes del disparo.The athlete committed a foul by touching the starting line before the sound of the gun.
b. to make
Si infringes el contrato incurrirás en un error que te saldrá caro.If you break the contract you will make an expensive mistake.
2. (to bring upon oneself; used with "en")
a. to incur
Si pagas a tiempo evitarás incurrir en cargos adicionales.If you pay on time you'll avoid incurring additional charges.
b. to fall into
La población incurrió en el desprecio hacia sus políticos a causa de la corrupción.The population fell into scorn towards its politicians because of corruption.
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incurrir
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a.
incurrir ento commit
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incurrir
intransitive verb
incurrir en [+error] to make; [+crimen] to commit; [+deuda, odio] to incur; [+desastre] to fall victim to
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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