vadear

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vadear(
bah
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deh
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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 cross)
a. to ford
Los soldados encontraron un lugar playo donde pudieron vadear el río.The soldiers found a shallow spot where they could ford the river.
b. to wade across
Tenemos dos opciones: nos desviamos cinco millas o bien vadeamos el río.We have two options: we either take a five-mile detour or we wade across the river.
c. to wade through
Resultaba imposible vadear esas aguas tan profundas.It was impossible to wade through such deep waters.
2.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(to surmount)
a. to overcome
Vadeamos muchas dificultades para poder presentar nuestro proyecto.We overcame many difficulties to be able to present our project.
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vadear
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (río)
a. to ford
2. (dificultad)
a. to overcome
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vadear
transitive verb
1 [+río] (atravesar) to ford; (a pie) to wade across; [+agua] to wade through
2 [+dificultad] to surmount; overcome
3 [+persona] to sound out
intransitive verb
to wade
cruzar un río vadeando to wade across a river; llegar a tierra vadeando to wade ashore
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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