A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to look at closely)
a. inspeccionar
The customs agent inspected her passport, smiled, and stamped it.El agente de aduanas inspeccionó su pasaporte, sonrió y lo selló.
b. examinar
Upon inspecting the camera, he found that the lens cap was still on.Al examinar la cámara, encontró que la tapa del objetivo aún estaba puesta.
c. revisar
The dentist inspected her teeth to make sure she didn't have any cavities.La dentista le examinó los dientes para confirmar que no tenía caries.
2. (to examine officially)
a. inspeccionar
The fire marshal came to inspect the school to make sure everything was up to code.El inspector del departamento de bomberos vino a inspeccionar la escuela para comprobar que todo estuviera en regla.
b. pasar revista a (military)
The general will be arriving in the morning to inspect the troops.El general llegará en la mañana para pasar revista a las tropas.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (passport, luggage, picture)
a. examinar, inspeccionar
2. (school, factory)
a. inspeccionar
3. (troops)
a. pasar revista a
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inspect [ɪnˈspekt]
transitive verb
1 (examine) [+goods, luggage] inspeccionar; examinar; (officially) [+premises, building, school] inspeccionar; [+machinery, vehicle] inspeccionar; revisar; [+ticket, document] revisar
to inspect a product for flaws examinar un producto para detectar defectos
2 (Mil) [+troops] pasar revista a
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