sobrevivir

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sobrevivir(
soh
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breh
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bee
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beer
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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 subsist)
a. to survive
No podemos sobrevivir tres días sin agua.We can't survive three days without water.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to live longer than)
a. to outlive
Lamentablemente, mi abuela sobrevivió a sus hijos.Sadly, my grandmother outlived her sons.
3. (to last longer than)
a. to outlast
Al final, el viejo sofá sobrevivió a este.In the end, the old sofa outlasted this one.
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sobrevivir
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (general)
a. to survive
sobrevivir a alguiento outlive somebody
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sobrevivir
intransitive verb
1 (quedar vivo) to survive
sobrevivir a [+accidente] to survive; [+persona] to survive; outlive
2 (durar más tiempo que) to outlast
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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