retake

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retake(
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teyk
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teyk
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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 regain possession of)
a. volver a tomar
It took a month to retake the city from the enemy.Tardó un mes en volver a tomar la ciudad del enemigo.
2. (to reshoot)
a. volver a rodar
They had to retake the scene 30 times before the director was satisfied.Tuvieron que volver a rodar la escena 30 veces antes de que el director quedara satisfecho.
3. (to take again)
a. volver a presentarse a
Herbert is going to retake the entrance exam next month to see if this time he qualifies.Herbert va a volver a presentarse al examen de admisión el mes que entra para ver si califica.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
4. (reshoot)
a. la repetición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Jeff didn't mind having to do several retakes of the kissing scene.A Jeff no le molestó tener que hacer varias repeticiones de la escena de los besos.
b. la nueva toma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We're going to do a retake. This time I want to see the whole family smiling.Vamos a hacer una nueva toma. Esta vez quiero ver a toda la familia sonriendo.
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retake
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of exam)
a. la repesca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (cinema)
a. la nueva toma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(of scene)
to do a retakerepetir una toma
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (exam)
a. volver a presentarse a
4. (cinema)
a. volver a rodar (scene)
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retakeretook (past)retaken (participle:past)
noun
[ˈriːteɪk] (Cine) repetición (f)
transitive verb
[ˌriːˈteɪk]
1 (Mil) volver a tomar
2 (Cine) repetir; volver a tomar
3 [+exam] presentarse segunda vez a; [+subject] examinarse otra vez de
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