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Verbos usuales para reportar - Página 6
Usual reporting verbs - Page 6

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Ciertos verbos son muy frecuentes a la hora de reportar: say, tell, ask, admit, agree, answer, invite, complain. He -asked- where you had put his book.

Verbo Ejemplo
order "Fire!!"
The sergeant ordered the soldiers to fire at the enemy
accuse "I saw you when you stole my money!"
The man accused his colleague of stealing his money
explain "I couldn't call you because there was no phone nearby"
He explained why he couldn't call me
mention "By the way, I am a bit tired after this trip"
Bill mentioned that he was tired after the trip
compliment "Jane, how elegant you are tonight!"
The man complimented Jane on being so elegant that night
encourage "Come on. Don't quit now!. You are about to win the game"
Bill's father encouraged him to continue with the game
discourage "It is cold and it is raining. I think you shouldn't go out tonight"
Mary's mother discouraged her from going out that night
console "Don't feel so bad. It is not so terrible to fail an exam. You'll pass it next time!"
Bill's companion tried to console him for having failed the exam
to order (órder) - ordenar
  • Sergeant: "Fire!!"
    Sargento: "¡¡Fuego!!"
  • The sergeant ordered the soldiers to fire at the enemy
    El sargento les ordenó a los soldados que le disparan al enemigo
to accuse (akiúus) - acusar
  • Paul: "I saw you when you stole my money!"
    Paul: "¡Yo te vi cuando me robaste el dinero!"
  • The man accused his colleague of stealing his money
    El hombre acusó a su colega de haberle robado el dinero
to explain (ixpléin) - explicar
  • Dave: "I couldn't call you because there was no phone nearby"
    Dave: "No te pude llamar porque no había ningún teléfono cerca"
  • He explained why he couldn't call me
    Él explicó por qué no me pudo llamar
to mention (ménshon) - mencionar
  • Bill: "By the way, I am a bit tired after this trip"
    Bill: "A propósito, estoy un poco cansado después de este viaje"
  • Bill mentioned that he was tired after the trip
    Bill mencionó que estaba cansado después del viaje
to compliment (kómpliment) - felicitar, hacer un cumplido
  • Phil: "Jane, how elegant you are tonight!"
    Phil: ¡Jane, qué elegante estás esta noche!"
  • The man complimented Jane on being so elegant that night
    El hombre felicitó a Jane por estar tan elegante esa noche
to encourage (inkáridch) - alentar
  • Mr. Campbell: "Come on, don't quit now! You're about to win the game!"
    Sr. Campbell: "¡Vamos, no te rindas ahora! ¡Estás a punto de ganar el partido!"
  • Bill's father encouraged him to continue with the game
    El padre de Bill lo alentó para que siguiera con el partido
to discourage (diskáridch) - desalentar
  • Mrs. Brown: "It is cold and it is raining. I think you shouldn't go out tonight"
    Sra. Brown: "Hace frío y está lloviendo. Creo que no deberías salir esta noche"
  • Mary's mother discouraged her from going out that night
    La madre de Mary la desalentó de salir esa noche
to console (konsóul) - consolar
  • Pete: "Don't feel so bad. It is not so terrible to fail an exam. You'll pass it next time!"
    Pete: "No te sientas tan mal. No es tan terrible desaprobar un examen. ¡Lo aprobarás la próxima!"
  • Bill's companion tried to console him for having failed the exam
    El compañero de Bill trató de consolarlo por haber desaprobado el examen

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