respond

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respond(
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spand
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to reply)
a. responder
Wait until I call your name before you respond to my question.Espera a que yo te llame antes de responder a mi pregunta.
b. contestar
I think she liked what I said, but she didn't like the way I responded.Creo que le gustó lo que dije, pero que no le gustó mi forma de contestar.
2. (to react)
a. responder
The doctor tapped his knee, but it didn't respond.La doctora le dio un golpecito en la rodilla, pero no respondió.
b. reaccionar
I don't know if she's sleeping or what. Shake her to see if she responds.No sé si está dormida o qué. Sacúdela a ver si reacciona.
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respond
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (general)
a. responder
2. (medicine)
a.
to respond to treatmentresponder al tratamiento
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respond [rɪsˈpɒnd]
intransitive verb
1 (answer) contestar; responder
2 (be responsive) responder; reaccionar;to a
it responds to sunlight reacciona a la luz solar; es sensible a la luz solar; to respond to treatment responder al tratamiento; the cat responds to kindness el gato es sensible a los buenos tratos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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