oliscar
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oliscar(
oh
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lees
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kahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to sniff)
a. to smell
Laura oliscó su camiseta y supo que su hermana se la había puesto.Laura smelled her t-shirt and knew her sister had been wearing it.
2. (to investigate)
a. to sniff out
El portero estuvo intentando oliscar quién era mi nuevo novio.The doorman was trying to sniff out who my new boyfriend was.
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oliscar
transitive verb
1 (olfatear) to smell; sniff (gently)
2 (curiosear) to investigate; look into
intransitive verb
(apestar) to start to smell (bad)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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