Verbos usuales para reportar - Página 2

Usual reporting verbs - Page 2

Ciertos verbos son muy frecuentes a la hora de reportar: offer, suggest, demand, request, remind, describe, confess, blame. Ejemplo: 'He -described- what had happened'.

Verbo Ejemplo
offer "I could help you with that math problem if you want"
She offered to help me with the math problem
suggest "It's a nice day. We could go to the country and have a picnic"
Bill suggested that we have a picnic
demand "I want to see the manager of this company immediately!"
The man demanded to see the manager of the company
request "Excuse me, Madam. Could I use your telephone for a minute?"
He requested permission to use the woman's telephone
remind "Hey Bill. Don't forget to mail this letter today!"
Jack reminded Bill that he had to mail a letter that day
describe "The house is white. It has three bedrooms and a beautiful garden"
He described his house
confess "I must tell you something Jane... I love you with all my heart"
He confessed that he loved her
blame "It was your fault that I couldn't arrive on time"
The girl blamed the boy for her arriving late
to offer (ófer) - ofrecer
  • Sue: "I can help you with that Math problem if you want"
    Sue: "Yo te puedo ayudar con ese problema de matemática si quieres"
  • She offered to help me with the Math problem
    Ella me ofreció ayuda con el problema de matemática
to suggest (sadchést) - sugerir
  • Bill: "It's a nice day. We could go to the country and have a picnic"
    Bill: "Es un lindo día. Podríamos ir al campo y hacer un picnic"
  • He suggested that we have a picnic
    Él sugirió que hiciéramos un picnic
to demand (dimánd) - exigir
  • Angry customer: "I want to see the manager of this company immediately!"
    Cliente enojado: "¡Quiero ver al gerente de esta empresa inmediatamente!"
  • The man demanded to see the manager of the company
    El hombre exigió ver al gerente de la empresa
to request (rikuést) - solicitar
  • Joe: "Excuse me, Madam. Could I use your telephone for a minute?"
    Joe: "Discúlpeme, señora. ¿Podría usar su teléfono un minuto?
  • He requested permission to use the woman's telephone
    Él solicitó permiso para usar el teléfono de la señora
to remind (rimáind) - hacer acordar
  • Jack: "Hey, Bill. Don't forget to mail this letter today!"
    Jack: "Oye, Bill. ¡No te olvides de enviar esta carta hoy!"
  • Jack reminded Bill to mail a letter that day
    Jack le recordó a Bill que enviara una carta ese día
to describe (diskráib) - describir
  • George: "The house is white. It has three bedrooms and a beautiful garden"
    George: "La casa es blanca. Tiene tres habitaciones y un hermoso jardín"
  • He described his house
    Él describió su casa
to confess (konfés) - confesar
  • Pete: "I must tell you something, Jane... I love you with all my heart"
    Pete: "Debo decirte algo, Jane... Te amo con todo mi corazón"
  • He confessed that he loved her
    Él confesó que la amaba
to blame (bléim) - culpar
  • Betty: "It was your fault that I couldn't arrive on time"
    Betty: "Fue tu culpa que yo no pudiera llegar a tiempo"
  • The girl blamed the boy for her arriving late
    La muchacha culpó al muchacho de su llegada tarde