A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to look at)
a. to have a look at
Ojeé los currículums de los candidatos, pero ninguno me convenció.I had a look at the candidate's resumes, but none of them convinced me.
El paciente ojeaba la revista mientras esperaba a que lo llamaran.The patient was having a look at the magazine while waiting to be called in.
2. (to drive away)
a. to beat
El cazador ojeó el arbusto con una rama para hacer que salieran las aves.The hunter beat the bush with a stick to make the birds fly off.
3. (to cast a spell on)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. to put the evil eye on
Juliana tiene un amuleto porque cree que alguien la ojeó.Juliana carries an amulet because she thinks somebody put the evil eye on her.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to have a look at
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transitive verb
(gen) to eye; (fijamente) to stare at
voy a ojear cómo va el trabajo I'm going to see how the work is getting on
transitive verb
1 (ahuyentar) to drive away; shoo away
2 (Caza) to beat; put up
3 (S. Cone) (hechizar) to put the evil eye on
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