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Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc. transitive verb
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to haul up on the beach)
The sailor careened his boat so he could repair it.El marinero varó su barco para arreglarlo.
The man careened the boat after crashing into rocks.El hombre escoró el bote después de chocar contra rocas.
2. (to repair the hull of a ship)
The pirates worked together to careen their ship while drinking rum.Los piratas trabajaban juntos para carenar su barco mientras bebían ron.
3. (to cause a ship to tilt to one side)
A blast of wind careened the boat and a passenger fell overboard.Una ráfaga de viento escoró el bote y un pasajero cayó por la borda.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to tilt to one side)
A rogue wave came out of nowhere and the ship careened.Una ola solitaria vino de la nada y el barco se escoró.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
intransitive verb inclinarse; escorar
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