Verbos usuales para reportar - Página 3

Usual reporting verbs - Page 3

Ciertos verbos son muy frecuentes a la hora de reportar: propose, refuse, congratulate, greet, introduce, warn, insist, insult. Exemplo: 'She -refused- to pay for the damage'.

Verbo Ejemplo
propose "Sir, I think we should have a meeting this afternoon"
He proposed having a meeting that afternoon
refuse "I won't do this job any longer"
He refused to continue working
congratulate "Congratulations Jack. Your performance was excellent!"
He congratulated Jack on giving a good performance at the theater
greet "Hi everybody"
Bill greeted everybody as he entered the room
introduce "This is my mother. Her name is Nancy"
He introduced me to his mother
warn "Don't drink so much or you'll get drunk"
Bill warned Jack not to drink too much
insist "You must take me there!. Come on. I really want to go there!"
She insisted that she wanted to go
insult "You... damned fat cow!. You ate all my cookies!"
She insulted her friend calling her a 'fat cow'
to propose (propóus) - proponer
  • Mark: "Sir, I think we should have a meeting this afternoon"
    Mark: "Señor, creo que deberíamos tener una reunión esta tarde"
  • He proposed having a meeting that afternoon
    Él propuso tener una reunión esa tarde
to refuse (rifiúus) - rehusarse
  • Jim: "I won't do this job any longer"
    Jim: "No seguiré haciendo este trabajo"
  • He refused to continue working
    Él se rehusó a continuar trabajando
to congratulate (kongrátchiuleit) - felicitar
  • Sam: "Congratulations, Jack! Your performance was excellent!"
    Sam: "Felicitaciones, Jack! ¡Tu actuación fue excelente!
  • He congratulated Jack on giving a good performance at the theater
    Él felicitó a Jack por haber dado una buena actuación en el teatro
to greet (gríit) - saludar
  • Bill: "Hi, everybody!"
    Bill: "¡Hola a todos!"
  • Bill greeted everybody as he entered the room
    Bill saludó a todos cuando entró a la habitación
to introduce (introdiús) - presentar
  • Lou: "This is my mother. Her name is Nancy"
    Lou: "Ella es mi madre. Su nombre es Nancy"
  • He introduced me to his mother
    Él me presentó a su madre
to warn (uórn)- advertir
  • Bill: "Don't drink so much or you'll get drunk!"
    Bill: "¡No bebas tanto que te vas a emborrachar!"
  • Bill warned Jack not to drink too much
    Bill le advirtió a Jack que no bebiera demasiado
to insist (insíst) - insistir
  • Kate: "You take me there! Come on! I really want to go there!"
    Kate: "¡Me tiene que llevar hasta ahí! ¡Vamos! ¡De verdad quiero ir ahí!"
  • She insisted that she wanted to go
    Ella insistió que quería ir
to insult (insált) - insultar
  • Karen: "You... damned fat cow! You ate all my cookies!"
    Karen: "¡Maldita gorda desgraciada! ¡Te comiste todas mis galletitas!"
  • She insulted her friend calling her a 'fat cow'
    Ella insultó a su amiga diciéndole "gorda desgraciada"