demonstrate

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demonstrate(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to show)
a. demostrar
The teacher demonstrated how liquids of different densities do not mix.El profesor demostró que los líquidos de distinta densidad no se mezclan.
b. hacer una demostración
The attorney demonstrated how the accused supposedly stabbed his victim.El abogado hizo una demostración de cómo el acusado supuestamente apuñaló a su víctima.
2. (to prove)
a. demostrar
A study demonstrated that working from a larger computer screen increases concentration.Un estudio demostró que trabajar desde una pantalla de computadora más grande aumenta la concentración.
b. probar
Hernan demonstrated that he can be trusted to handle other people's money.Hernán probó que se puede confiar en él para manejar el dinero de los demás.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (politics)
a. manifestarse
Thousands of people are demonstrating in the streets against terrorism.Miles de personas se están manifestando en las calles en contra del terrorismo.
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demonstrate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (fact, theory)
a. demostrar
to demonstrate how something workshacer una demostración de cómo funciona algo
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (politically)
a. manifestarse
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demonstrate [ˈdemənstreɪt]
transitive verb
1 (prove) [+theory] demostrar; probar
you have to demonstrate that you are reliable tienes que demostrar que se puede confiar en ti
2 (explain) [+method, product] hacer una demostración de
3 (display) [+emotions] manifestar; expresar; [+talent, ability] demostrar
intransitive verb
(Pol) manifestarse;against en contra de;in support of en apoyo de;in favour of a favor de;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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