recurrir

recurrir(
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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 consult)
a. to turn to
Siempre puedo recurrir a mi padre en busca de consejo.I can always turn to my father for advice.
b. to go to
Recurrió a su hermana para que le diera ayuda con su tarea.He went to his sister for help with his homework.
2. (to seek recourse)
a. to resort to
El tirano recurrió al terror y a la violencia para mantenerse en el poder.The tyrant resorted to terror and violence to stay in power.
3. (legal)
a. to appeal
El artista recurrió contra la extradición.The artist appealed against the extradition.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (legal)
a. to appeal against
Tienes 60 días para recurrir la sentencia.You have 60 days to appeal against the judge's ruling.
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recurrir
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (buscar ayuda)
a.
recurrir a alguiento turn to somebody
recurrir a algoto resort to something
2. (law)
a. to appeal
recurrir
transitive verb
(Jur) to appeal against
intransitive verb
1
recurrir a [+medio, violencia] to resort to; [+persona] to turn to
no nos quedó más remedio que recurrir a la violencia
2 (Jur) to appeal;a to;contra against;
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