subsanaba I excused
The word subsanaba is the imperfect form of subsanar in the first person singular. There are other translations for this conjugation. See the full subsanar conjugation.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to forgive)
a. to excuse
El jefe me subsanó la falta que cometí, pero dijo que la próxima vez me echa.My boss excused my offense, but said he'd fire me next time.
2. (to fix)
a. to rectify
El objetivo de la ley es subsanar la injusticia social que sufren las minorías.The goal of this law is to rectify the social injustice that minorities suffer.
b. to correct
Mi amiga francesa leyó mi tarea para subsanar los errores gramaticales.My French friend read my homework to correct the grammar mistakes.
c. to repair
Según la víctima, el fallo del juez no subsanó los daños y perjuicios que sufió.According to the victim, the judgement didn't repair the damages.
d. to put right
Marqué todos los errores de tipeo. A tí te toca subsanarlos.I marked all the typing errors. It's up to you to put them right.
3. (to compensate)
a. to make up for
Ninguna suma de dinero podrá subsanar la ofensa que cometiste.No money will be enough to make up for the offense you committed.
4. (to get round)
a. to overcome
Tuve que subsanar muchas dificultades para poder obtener la visa de trabajo.I had to overcome many obstacles to obtain the working visa.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (solucionar)
a. to resolve
2. (corregir)
a. to correct
3. (disculpar)
a. to excuse
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transitive verb
[+falta] to overlook; excuse; [+perjuicio, defecto] to repair; make good; [+error] to rectify; put right; [+deficiencia] to make up for; [+dificultad, obstáculo] to get round; overcome;
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