telefonear
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telefonear(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to call)
a. to telephone
El médico quedó en telefonearme los resultados cuando los reciba.The doctor said he would phone me the results when he received them.
b. to phone
Marta se preocupó al telefonear a su hija y que no contestara.Marta got worried when she phoned her daughter and she didn't answer.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to make a phone call)
a. to telephone
El colegio me dijo que podía telefonear para hablar con el profesor de mi hijo.The school told me I could telephone to speak to my son's teacher.
b. to phone
Para encargar una pizza a domicilio, se puede telefonear o hacer el pedido en línea.To order a pizza delivery, you can phone or order online.
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telefonear
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. to phone
b. to ring (United Kingdom)
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telefonear
transitive verb
intransitive verb
to telephone; phone (up)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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