sue

sue(
su
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (legal)
a. demandar
The residents sued the construction company for negligence.Los residentes demandaron a la compañía constructora por negligencia.
b. entablar un juicio
The landlord sued him for a bounced check.El dueño le entabló un juicio por un cheque sin fondos.
c. poner pleito
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
She sued the parking lot owner for damages to her car.Puso pleito al dueño del estacionamiento por los daños a su coche.
d. presentar una demanda
I am suing the newspaper for defamation because this false story damaged my reputation.Voy a presentar una demanda contra el periódico por difamación porque esta historia falsa dañó mi reputación.
e. interponer una demanda
Scott has sued the company for wrongful termination.Scott ha interpuesto una demanda contra la empresa por despido improcedente.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (legal)
a. entablar una demanda
Kyle wasn't able to reach an agreement with the store, so he has decided to sue.Kyle no pudo llegar a un acuerdo con la tienda, así que ha decidido entablar una demanda.
b. poner pleito
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
After being fired, he sued for discrimination and won.Después de ser despedido, puso pleito por discriminación y ganó.
c. solicitar (for divorce)
Mireya decided to sue for divorce after enduring three years of abuse.Mireya decidió solicitar el divorcio después de soportar tres años de maltrato.
3. (to plead)
a. solicitar (for peace)
Some sources claim Japan had already sued for peace when the atomic bomb was dropped on them.Algunas fuentes aseguran que Japón ya había solicitado la paz cuando les arrojaron la bomba atómica.
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sue
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (law)
a. demandar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (law)
a.
to sue for divorcesolicitar el divorcio
to sue for peacepedir la paz
sue [suː]
transitive verb
demandar;for por
to sue sb for damages demandar or poner pleito a algn por daños y perjuicios
The company could be sued for damages.. to sue sb for libel Mr Warren sued him for libel over the remarks..
he was sued for libel lo demandaron por difamación
intransitive verb
(Jur) presentar una demanda
to sue for divorce solicitar el divorcio; to sue for peace pedir la paz
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