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Principal Translations
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consultar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (pedir opinión)consult vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  check vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Hay que consultar con el supervisor antes de tomar una decisión.
 You need to consult the supervisor before you make a decision.
consultar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (buscar información)consult vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  look up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
 Los alumnos casi no consultan las enciclopedias impresas; prefieren utilizar Internet.
 Students almost never consult print encyclopedias. They prefer to use the Internet.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. She looked the word up in the dictionary.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2017:

Compound Forms:
SpanishEnglish
consultar con alguien loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (pedir consejo)check with [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  ask [sb] vtr + pron
consultar con la almohada loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). coloquial (meditar algo con calma)sleep on it v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  think about [sth] overnight v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
consultar por vtr + prep (preguntar a través de)seek advice through, seek help from v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
consultar por vtr + prep (preguntar acerca de)ask about, inquire about vtr + prep
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