regain

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regain(
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geyn
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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 recover)
a. recuperar
They battled furiously for a month to regain a few yards of territory.Lucharon con ferocidad durante un mes para recuperar unas cuantas yardas de territorio.
b. recobrar
Juan was healthy before the operation and regained his strength quickly.Juan estaba sano antes de la operación y recobró fuerzas rápidamente.
2. (to return to)
a. alcanzar
After a successful morning of fishing, we regained the shore at 1 pm.Después de una mañana productiva de pesca, alcanzamos la costa a la 1 pm.
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regain
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (get back)
a. recuperar
to regain consciousnessrecobrar or recuperar el conocimiento
to regain the leadvolver a ponerse en cabeza
2. (reach again; shore, seat)
a. volver a alcanzar
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regain [rɪˈɡeɪn]
transitive verb
recobrar; recuperar; [+breath] cobrar
to regain consciousness recobrar el conocimiento; volver en sí
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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