mejorar

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mejorar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to make better)
a. to improve
Creo que he mejorado mucho mi rendimiento en el trabajo.I think I've improved my performance at work a lot.
b. to increase (an offer)
Si quieren comprar la casa, van a tener que mejorar su oferta.If they want to buy the house, they'll have to increase their offer.
2. (sports)
a. to break
El equipo terminó la temporada mejorando el récord histórico de goles.The team ended their season breaking the all-time goal-scoring record.
b. to beat
El corredor nigeriano espera mejorar su récord en el maratón este año.The Nigerian runner is hoping to beat his own record in this year's marathon.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to recover)
a. to get better
Estoy mejorando con el tratamiento.I'm getting better with the treatment.
4. (to show improvement)
a. to improve
Tu inglés ha mejorado mucho desde que viajaste a Estados Unidos.Your English has improved a lot since you traveled to the States.
5. (weather)
a. to improve
Si el tiempo no mejora, no podremos salir.If the weather doesn't improve, we won't be able to go out.
b. to clear up
El tiempo ha mejorado bastante. ¿Quieres salir a dar una caminata?The weather has really cleared up. Do you want to go out for a walk?
mejorarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
6. (to recover)
a. to get well
Todos esperamos que te mejores pronto.We all hope that you get well soon.
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mejorar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (hacer mejor)
a. to improve
2. (enfermo)
a. to make better
mejorar una ofertato make a better offer
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (general)
a. to improve, to get better
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
4. (general)
a. to improve, to get better
¡que te mejores!get well soon!
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mejorar
transitive verb
1 [+servicio, resultados] to improve; [+enfermo] to make better; (realzar) to enhance; [+oferta] to raise; improve; [+récord] to break; (Informática) to upgrade
mejorando lo presente present company excepted
Glenda Jackson, que es una señora también que, mejorando lo presente, una actriz buena
2
mejorar a algn (ser mejor que) to be better than sb
intransitive verb
1 [+situación] to improve; get better; (Meteorología) to improve; clear up; (Economía) to improve; pick up; [+enfermo] to get better
han mejorado de actitud/imagen their attitude/image has improved
habéis mejorado de actitud.todos los profesores lo han dicho
los negocios mejoran business is picking up; está mejorado de sus dolores the pain has gone away
está sensiblemente mejorado de los fuertes dolores de ciática
2 (en subasta) to raise one's bid
pronominal verb
mejorarse to get better; improve
¡que se mejore! get well soon!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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