lidiar

lidiar(
lee
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dyahr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to handle; used with "con")
a. to deal with
Como maestra, lidio con muchos papás enojados.As a teacher, I deal with many angry parents.
2. (to struggle; used with "con")
a. to cope with
Todos los días tengo que lidiar con mis problemas de salud.I have to cope with my health problems every day.
3. (to engage in a fight; used with "con")
a. to fight
El país no está en el mejor momento para querer lidiar con una potencia mundial.This isn't the best moment for the country to look to fight a global power.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (bullfighting)
a. to fight
El torero lidió un toro muy bravo.The bullfighter fought a fierce bull.
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lidiar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (luchar)
a. to struggle
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (bullfighting)
a. to fight
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lidiar
transitive verb
(Taur) to fight
intransitive verb
to fight;con, contra against;por for;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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