prep
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prep
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to engage in preparatory study; used with "for")
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. preparase para
Imelda is prepping for a graduate level program in physics.Imelda se está preparando para un programa de posgrado en física.
b. estudiar para
Peter stayed up until 11 pm last night to prep for today's final exam.Peter se desveló hasta las 11 pm anoche para estudiar para el examen final de hoy.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to prepare)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. preparar
Please arrive at the hospital by 7 am so we can prep you for surgery.Haz el favor de llegar al hospital a las 7 am para que podamos prepararte para la cirugía.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(preparation)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la preparación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This delicious meal can be made with minimal prep.Esta comida deliciosa se puede hacer con una preparación mínima.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(secondary school)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la escuela preparatoria
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
John is a student at Roxbury Prep.John es alumno de la escuela preparatoria Roxbury.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(homework) (United Kingdom)
a. los deberes
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I can't go out tonight. I have too much maths prep to do.No puedo salir esta noche. Tengo demasiados deberes de mates que hacer.
b. la tarea
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I finished my French prep for tomorrow's class.Terminé la tarea de francés para la clase de mañana.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(related to preparation)
a. preparatorio
Garrett is taking a prep course to get ready for the college entrance exam.Garrett está tomando un curso preparatorio para estar listo para el examen de ingreso a la universidad.
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prep
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a. el deberes
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(schoolwork)
prep schoolcolegio privado para alumnos de entre siete y trece años
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prep [prep]
abreviación
(Britain) (Educ) preparation (work) tareas (f); deberes (m); (period) tiempo (m) de estudio; hora (f) de los deberes;
intransitive verb
(US)
to prep for prepararse para; (Educ) hacer el curso de preparación para los estudios universitarios; (los estudios universitarios)
transitive verb
(US) preparar
to prep o.s. prepararse
modifier
prep school (n) (Britain)
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prep time
tiempo de preparación
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