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Inflexiones de 'deber' (n): mpl: deberes

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Principal Translations
deber vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (estar obligado)have to, must vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  oblige [sb] to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 La mayoría de las personas deben trabajar para vivir.
 Most people have to (or: must) work to live.
deber nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (exigencia)duty nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El soldado tiene el deber de servir a la patria.
 Soldiers have a duty to serve their country.
 
Additional Translations
deber,
deberes
nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
(tarea) (school, not countable)homework nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (school, countable)assignment, homework assignment nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (household)chore nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Mi hijo hace los deberes después de merendar.
 My son does his homework after eating a snack.
deberse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (derecho: estar obligado por ley)must viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
deberse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (finanzas: adeudar)owe viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
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Compound Forms:
cumplir con su deber loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (hacer lo que debe)do your duty, fulfill your duty v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
deber de (tener que)should, must v auxauxiliary verb: Helping verb--for example, "She is running." "It has been lost."
  have to, ought to v auxauxiliary verb: Helping verb--for example, "She is running." "It has been lost."
deber una disculpa,
deberle una disculpa a alguien
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
(tener que pedir perdón)owe [sb] an apology v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Te debo una disculpa por lo que dije ayer.
el deber me llama exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (tengo obligaciones)duty calls v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
sentido del deber grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero"). (obligación moral)sense of duty nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  feeling of duty nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Es necesario inculcar el sentido del deber a los jóvenes.
tener el deber de loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (estar obligado a)have the obligation to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  must do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence. A doctor has the obligation to prescribe only safe medications to patients.
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