imitate
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imitate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to copy)
a. imitar
Toddlers learn to form their first words by imitating their parents.Los niños pequeños aprenden a formar sus primeras palabras imitando a sus padres.
2. (to mock)
a. remedar
Everybody laughed when one of the students stood up and started imitating the teacher.Todos se rieron cuando uno de los alumnos se levantó y se puso a remedar a la maestra.
b. imitar
Her brother always used to get mad at her when she would imitate him.Su hermano siempre se enojaba con ella cuando lo imitaba.
3. (to resemble)
a. imitar
The call is supposed to lure a buck by imitating the sound of a doe.El llamado debe atraer al ciervo macho imitando el sonido de la hembra.
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imitate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. imitar
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imitate [ˈɪmɪteɪt]
transitive verb
[+person, action, accent] imitar; remedar; [+signature, writing] reproducir; copiar;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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