indagar
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indagar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to search)
a. to investigate
Los detectives revisaron las pruebas y comenzaron a indagar a los sospechosos.The detectives reviewed the evidence and started investigating the suspects.
b. to inquire into
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La policía continúa indagando el caso de homicidio.The police are inquiring into the murder case.
c. to enquire into (United Kingdom)
Dos detectives vinieron a mi casa a indagar el robo al banco.Two detectives came to my house to enquire into the bank robbery.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to seek information)
a. to investigate
El detective privado dijo que todavía no tiene pruebas y que sigue indagando.The private detective said that he still has no evidence and is still investigating.
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indagar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to investigate, to inquire into
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. to investigate, to inquire
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indagar
transitive verb
(investigar) to investigate; inquire into; (averiguar) to find out; ascertain;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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