inyectaban they injected
The word inyectaban is the imperfect form of inyectar in the third person plural. See the full inyectar conjugation.
inyectar
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inyectar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (medicine)
a. to inject
El médico le inyectó un antibiótico al niño.The doctor injected the child with an antibiotic.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to introduce)
a. to inject
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
En vano intenté inyectar un poco de humor a la reunión.I tried in vain to inject some humor into the meeting.
3. (mechanics)
a. to inject
Al apretar el pedal de freno el vehículo deja de inyectar gasolina.When you press the brake pedal the vehicle stops injecting gasoline.
inyectarse
A reflexive verb is a verb that indicates that the subject performs an action on itself (e.g. Miguel se lava.).
4. (to give oneself with a syringe)
a. to inject oneself with
Los drogadictos aprenden a inyectarse la droga sin ayuda.Drug addicts learn to inject themselves with the drug without any help.
b. to give oneself an injection
Como es diabético, mi tío tiene que inyectarse a diario.As he's a diabetic, my uncle has to give himself an injection every day.
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inyectar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (con jeringa)
a. to inject
le inyectaron insulinathey gave him an insulin injection
2. (dinero, humor, vitalidad)
a. to inject
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (general)
a.
inyectarse algoto inject oneself with something
inyectarse drogasto take drugs intravenously
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inyectar
transitive verb
1 (Med) to inject;en into
inyectar algo en algn to inject sb with sth; le inyectaron un antibiótico he had an antibiotic injection
2 [+optimismo, dinero] to inject
inyectaron optimismo al mercado they injected optimism into the market
3 (Mecánica) to inject
pronominal verb
inyectarse to give o.s. an injection; inject o.s.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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