A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (medicine)
a. inyectar
Alex has diabetes and has to inject himself with insulin.Alex tiene diabetes y se tiene que inyectar con insulina.
b. poner una inyección a
The doctor injected the patient with a local anesthetic.El doctor le puso una inyección de anestesia local al paciente.
2. (to imbue)
a. infundir
Kate injects enthusiasm into any place just by walking in and smiling.Kate infunde entusiasmo en cualquier parte con solo entrar y sonreír.
3. (to introduce)
a. inyectar
The investors injected much needed capital into the business.Los inversionistas inyectaron un capital muy necesitado al negocio.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (drug, money)
a. inyectar
to inject somebody with a druginyectar un medicamento a alguien
2. (fig)
to inject somebody with enthusiasminfundir entusiasmo a alguien
3. (fig)
to inject new life into somethinginfundir nueva vida a algo
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inject [ɪnˈdʒekt]
transitive verb
1 (Med) [+medicine] inyectar;into en; [+person] poner una inyección a
to inject sb with sth inyectar algo a algn; he injected her with poison le inyectó veneno
to inject into [+enthusiasm] infundir a; [+money, capital] inyectar en; they've injected new life into the club han infundido un espíritu nuevo al club; she did her best to inject some enthusiasm into her voice hizo lo que pudo para que su voz sonara entusiasta
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