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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 wound)
a. herir
Two people were killed and eight were injured in the accident.Dos personas murieron y ocho resultaron heridas en el accidente.
b. lesionar
She has withdrawn from the games after injuring her shoulder.Tras lesionarse el hombro, se ha retirado de los juegos.
2. (to affect negatively)
a. dañar
Having to appear in court would injure his reputation.Tener que comparecer ante el tribunal dañaría su reputación.
b. perjudicar
The party does not want to do anything to injure its electoral prospects.El partido no quiere hacer nada que perjudique sus posibilidades de ganar las elecciones.
c. herir (pride or feelings)
She's perfectly all right. It was only her pride that was injured.Está perfectamente bien. Fue solo su orgullo que resultó herido.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (person)
a. herir, lesionar
2. (feelings)
a. herir
3. (reputation, interests)
a. dañar, perjudicar
to injure oneselflesionarse
to injure one's leglesionarse una pierna
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injure [ˈɪndʒəʳ]
transitive verb
1 (physically) herir; especially (Dep) lesionar
he was injured in the accident resultó herido en el accidente; two players were injured dos jugadores resultaron lesionados; he was badly/slightly injured resultó gravemente/levemente herido; he injured his arm resultó herido en el brazo; (Dep) se lesionó el brazo; to injure o.s. (in an accident) resultar herido; (deliberately) causarse heridas; autolesionarse; (in a match, race etc) lesionarse
2 [+feelings, pride] herir; [+reputation] dañar; [+trade, chances] perjudicar
she was injured by the remark you have injured his pride
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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