estudiar


estudiar
v.
1 to study (carrera, libro, asunto).
estudia biológicas he's studying biology
después de estudiar tu propuesta he decidido no aceptarla after studying your proposal, I've decided not to accept it
estudia todas las tardes he spends every afternoon studying
estudió con el Presidente he went to school/university with the President
¿estudias o trabajas? do you work or are you a student?
Lisa estudia arduamente Lisa studies hard.
Lisa estudia todos los libros Lisa studies every book.
Lisa estudia historia americana Lisa studies American history.
2 to observe.
3 to be a student, to study.
4 to feel out, to study.
El profesor estudia sus reacciones The teacher feels out their reactions.
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estudiar
Conjugation model [CAMBIAR], like cambiar
verbo transitivo
1 (gen) to study, learn
estudia francés en el colegio she's learning French at school
2 (en universidad) to read, study
estudia medicina en Barcelona he's studying medicine at Barcelona
3 (trabajar) to work, study
tienes que estudiar más you have to work harder
4 (observar) to examine, observe
verbo intransitivo
1 to study
estudia para maestro he's training to be a teacher
verbo pronominal estudiarse
1 to consider
se está estudiando la posibilidad the possibility is being considered
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FRASEOLOGÍA
estudiar de memoria to learn by heart
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verb
to study
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1. VT
1) (=aprender) [+ lección, papel] to learn

estoy estudiando francés en una academia — I'm learning French at a language school

se estudió el papel en media hora — she learned her part in half an hour

tengo mucho que estudiar — I've got a lot of work o studying to do

esta tarde tengo que estudiar matemáticas — I have to do some maths this evening

2) (=cursar) to study

estudió arquitectura — he studied architecture

estoy estudiando piano — I'm studying the piano

quería que su hijo estudiase una carrera — she wanted her son to go to university o to do a degree

¿qué curso estudias? — what year are you in?

3) (=examinar) [informe, experimento] to examine, look into; [persona] to study, look into

el informe estudia los efectos de la sequía — the report examines o looks into the effects of the drought

están estudiando el comportamiento de los insectos — they are studying o looking into insect behaviour

me estudió de pies a cabeza — he looked me up and down

4) (=considerar) to consider, study

estudiaremos su oferta y ya le contestaremos — we shall consider o study your offer and get back to you

el informe está siendo estudiado — the report is being studied o is under consideration

están estudiando la posibilidad de convocar una huelga — they are looking into the possibility of calling a strike, they are considering calling a strike

2. VI
1) (=aprender) to study

tienes que estudiar más — you have to work o study harder

me tengo que ir a estudiar ahora — I must go and do some work o studying now

2) (=cursar estudios) to study

estudió con el Profesor García Montero — she studied under Professor García Montero

estudia en un colegio de monjas — she goes to a convent school

dejé de estudiar a los trece años — I left school at thirteen

estudiar para algo — to study to be sth

mi hijo estudia para abogado — my son is studying to be a lawyer

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1.
verbo transitivo
1)
a) <asignatura> to study

estudia música — he's studying music; (en la universidad) to study, read (frml)

estudia medicina — she's studying o doing o reading medicine

¿qué carrera estudió? — what subject did he do at college/university?

b) <instrumento> to learn
2) <lección/tablas> to learn
3) (observar) <rostro/comportamiento> to study
4) (considerar, analizar) <mercado/situación/proyecto> to study; <propuesta> to study, consider

estudiaron sus posibles causas — they looked into its possible causes

2.
estudiar vi to study

tengo que estudiar para el examen — I have to do some work o studying for the test

estudia en un colegio privado — he goes to a private school

debes estudiar más — you must work harder

dejó de estudiar a los 15 años — she left school at 15

estudiar para algo — to study to be something

3.
estudiarse v pron
a) (enf) <lección> to study; <papel> to learn
b) (recípr) (observarse)

se estudiaron largo rato — they watched each other closely for a long time

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= analyse [analyze, -USA], envisage, examine, explore, look, look at, look into, ponder (over/on/upon), present + discussion, study, survey, think out, weigh, work on, get into, see about, observe, weigh up, look toward(s), review, work through, probe.
Ex. With a clear objective, the next step is to analyse the concepts that are present in a search.
Ex. It is fairly common to have to modify a standard list, or compile a fresh list when a new application is envisaged.
Ex. The article 'Home schoolers: a forgotten clientele?' examines ways in which the library can support parents and children in the home schooling situation.
Ex. Next I will illustrate a simple search profile which does not explore all possible synonyms, but does serve to illustrate weighted term logic.
Ex. This chapter takes the opportunity to look at an assortment of other aspects of bibliographic description.
Ex. This article looks at three interrelated issues regarding on-line services based on the recent literature.
Ex. The main concern is to look into current use of, and interest in, electronic information services, and also to gauge opinion on setting up a data base concerned solely with development issues.
Ex. If we instruct it to ponder this question more leisurely, it will quickly try the user's patience with digressions concerning the less illustrious senior MOZART, LEOPOLD.
Ex. This article presents a detailed discussion of the use of Hypermedia for authoring, organisation and presentation of information.
Ex. Each of the binders is portable and can be separately studied.
Ex. Chapters 7 and 8 introduced the problems associated with author cataloguing and have surveyed the purpose of cataloguing codes.
Ex. A recitation of the best thought out principles for a cataloging code is easily drowned out by the clatter of a bank of direct access devices vainly searching for misplaced records.
Ex. Examines the advantages and disadvantages of approval plans suggesting that each library must carefully weigh them in order to determine its own best course of action.
Ex. I've been working on next year's budget, and it would be fair to add eight percent to materials and salaries.
Ex. 'But didn't you say that one of the reasons you wanted to leave was because you were tired of macramËéË and wanted to get into computers?'.
Ex. The head of reference told me that he's going to see about a dress code for the staff, prohibiting slacks for women.
Ex. 141 data bases were observed, most of them had been developed in the life sciences as well as in the earth, ocean and space sciences.
Ex. The author weighs up whether a dumbing down has taken place in the UK tabloid and broadsheet press.
Ex. Libraries are looking towards some sort of cooperative system.
Ex. There is only space to review briefly the special problems associated with the descriptive cataloguing of nonbook materials.
Ex. Some theorists hold that one stage must be completely worked through before the next stage can be entered.
Ex. The librarian sometimes must probe to discover the context of the question and to be able to discuss various possible approaches and explore their merits.
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* al estudiar Algo más detenidamente = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
* estudiar Algo = be under consideration.
* estudiar alternativas = explore + alternative.
* estudiar desde una perspectiva = see through.
* estudiar detenidamente = take + a hard look at, take + a long hard look at, go through, be carefully considered, think through.
* estudiar el modo de = explore + ways in which, explore + ways and means of.
* estudiar en detalle = study + at length.
* estudiar en el extranjero = study abroad, study + abroad.
* estudiar en una Universidad = attend + Universidad.
* estudiar hasta muy tarde = burn + the midnight oil.
* estudiar la evolución histórica de Algo = historicise [historicize, -USA].
* estudiar la manera de = explore + ways in which, explore + ways and means of.
* estudiar la posibilidad = explore + the possibility.
* estudiar minuciosamente = study + in great depth, pore.
* estudiar + Nombre + teniendo en cuenta + Nombre = place + Nombre + against the background of + Nombre.
* estudiar una necesidad = analyse + need.
* estudiar una posibilidad = explore + idea.
* estudiar una Titulación = work toward/on + Titulación.
* estudiar un tema = pursue + subject.
* merecer la pena estudiar Algo = repay + study.
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1.
verbo transitivo
1)
a) <asignatura> to study

estudia música — he's studying music; (en la universidad) to study, read (frml)

estudia medicina — she's studying o doing o reading medicine

¿qué carrera estudió? — what subject did he do at college/university?

b) <instrumento> to learn
2) <lección/tablas> to learn
3) (observar) <rostro/comportamiento> to study
4) (considerar, analizar) <mercado/situación/proyecto> to study; <propuesta> to study, consider

estudiaron sus posibles causas — they looked into its possible causes

2.
estudiar vi to study

tengo que estudiar para el examen — I have to do some work o studying for the test

estudia en un colegio privado — he goes to a private school

debes estudiar más — you must work harder

dejó de estudiar a los 15 años — she left school at 15

estudiar para algo — to study to be something

3.
estudiarse v pron
a) (enf) <lección> to study; <papel> to learn
b) (recípr) (observarse)

se estudiaron largo rato — they watched each other closely for a long time

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= analyse [analyze, -USA], envisage, examine, explore, look, look at, look into, ponder (over/on/upon), present + discussion, study, survey, think out, weigh, work on, get into, see about, observe, weigh up, look toward(s), review, work through, probe.

Ex: With a clear objective, the next step is to analyse the concepts that are present in a search.

Ex: It is fairly common to have to modify a standard list, or compile a fresh list when a new application is envisaged.
Ex: The article 'Home schoolers: a forgotten clientele?' examines ways in which the library can support parents and children in the home schooling situation.
Ex: Next I will illustrate a simple search profile which does not explore all possible synonyms, but does serve to illustrate weighted term logic.
Ex: This chapter takes the opportunity to look at an assortment of other aspects of bibliographic description.
Ex: This article looks at three interrelated issues regarding on-line services based on the recent literature.
Ex: The main concern is to look into current use of, and interest in, electronic information services, and also to gauge opinion on setting up a data base concerned solely with development issues.
Ex: If we instruct it to ponder this question more leisurely, it will quickly try the user's patience with digressions concerning the less illustrious senior MOZART, LEOPOLD.
Ex: This article presents a detailed discussion of the use of Hypermedia for authoring, organisation and presentation of information.
Ex: Each of the binders is portable and can be separately studied.
Ex: Chapters 7 and 8 introduced the problems associated with author cataloguing and have surveyed the purpose of cataloguing codes.
Ex: A recitation of the best thought out principles for a cataloging code is easily drowned out by the clatter of a bank of direct access devices vainly searching for misplaced records.
Ex: Examines the advantages and disadvantages of approval plans suggesting that each library must carefully weigh them in order to determine its own best course of action.
Ex: I've been working on next year's budget, and it would be fair to add eight percent to materials and salaries.
Ex: 'But didn't you say that one of the reasons you wanted to leave was because you were tired of macramËéË and wanted to get into computers?'.
Ex: The head of reference told me that he's going to see about a dress code for the staff, prohibiting slacks for women.
Ex: 141 data bases were observed, most of them had been developed in the life sciences as well as in the earth, ocean and space sciences.
Ex: The author weighs up whether a dumbing down has taken place in the UK tabloid and broadsheet press.
Ex: Libraries are looking towards some sort of cooperative system.
Ex: There is only space to review briefly the special problems associated with the descriptive cataloguing of nonbook materials.
Ex: Some theorists hold that one stage must be completely worked through before the next stage can be entered.
Ex: The librarian sometimes must probe to discover the context of the question and to be able to discuss various possible approaches and explore their merits.
* al estudiar Algo más detenidamente = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
* estudiar Algo = be under consideration.
* estudiar alternativas = explore + alternative.
* estudiar desde una perspectiva = see through.
* estudiar detenidamente = take + a hard look at, take + a long hard look at, go through, be carefully considered, think through.
* estudiar el modo de = explore + ways in which, explore + ways and means of.
* estudiar en detalle = study + at length.
* estudiar en el extranjero = study abroad, study + abroad.
* estudiar en una Universidad = attend + Universidad.
* estudiar hasta muy tarde = burn + the midnight oil.
* estudiar la evolución histórica de Algo = historicise [historicize, -USA].
* estudiar la manera de = explore + ways in which, explore + ways and means of.
* estudiar la posibilidad = explore + the possibility.
* estudiar minuciosamente = study + in great depth, pore.
* estudiar + Nombre + teniendo en cuenta + Nombre = place + Nombre + against the background of + Nombre.
* estudiar una necesidad = analyse + need.
* estudiar una posibilidad = explore + idea.
* estudiar una Titulación = work toward/on + Titulación.
* estudiar un tema = pursue + subject.
* merecer la pena estudiar Algo = repay + study.

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estudiar [A1 ]
vt
A
1 ‹asignatura› to study; (en la universidad) to study, read (frml)
estudiaba inglés en una academia I used to study English at a language school
estudia medicina en la universidad de Salamanca she's studying o doing o reading medicine at Salamanca university
¿qué carrera estudió? what subject did he do at college/university?, what did he study at college/university?, what (subject) did he take his degree in?
2 (Mús) ‹instrumento› to learn
B ‹lección/tablas› to learn
me tengo que poner a estudiar geografía para el examen I have to get down to studying o (AmE) reviewing o (BrE) revising geography for the test
C (observar) to study
estudia el comportamiento de las aves he studies the behavior of birds
me di cuenta de que me estaba estudiando I realized that he was observing o watching o studying me
D (considerar, analizar) ‹mercado/situación/proyecto› to study; ‹propuesta› to study, consider
están estudiando los pasos a seguir they're considering what steps to take
estudiaron las posibles causas del accidente they looked into the possible causes of the accident
■ estudiar
vi
to study
este fin de semana tengo que estudiar para el examen this weekend I have to do some work o studying for the test o I have to review (AmE) o (BrE) revise for the test
estudia en un colegio privado he goes to a private school
a ver si este año estudias más I hope you're going to work harder this year
tuvo que dejar de estudiar a los 15 años para ayudar a su madre she had to leave school at 15 to help her mother
estudiar PARA algo to study to be sth
estudia para economista she's studying to be an economist
no come nada, está estudiando para fideo (hum); she doesn't eat a thing, she's in training for the slimming olympics (hum)
estudiarse
v pron
1 (enf) ‹lección› to study
se estudió el papel en una tarde he learned his part in an afternoon
2 (recípr)
(observarse): los dos niños se estudiaron largo rato the two children watched each other closely for a long time
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estudiar (conjugate estudiar) verbo transitivo
1
a)asignaturato study;

(en la universidad) to study, read (frml);
¿qué carrera estudió? what subject did he do at college/university?

b)instrumentoto learn

c)lección/tablasto learn

2 (observar) ‹rostro/comportamientoto study
3 (considerar, analizar) ‹mercado/situación/proyectoto study;
propuestato study, consider;
causasto look into, investigate
verbo intransitivo
to study;
estudia en un colegio privado he goes to a private school;

debes estudiar más you must work harder;
dejó de estudiar a los 15 años she left school at 15;
estudiar para algo to study to be sth
estudiarse verbo pronominal (enf) ‹lecciónto study;

papelto learn
estudiar verbo transitivo & verbo intransitivo to study: estudia para abogado, she's studying to become a lawyer ➣ Ver nota en study
'estudiar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
base
- chapar
- concentrarse
- cursar
- empollar
- investigar
- machacar
- mamarrachada
- repasar
- servir
- trabajar
- valer
- chancar
- duro
- empeño
- empezar
- firme
- fuerza
- haber
- hacer
- ir
- junto
- más
- matar
- tener
- tragar
- ver
English:
award
- bar
- burn
- consideration
- do
- hard
- investigate
- pore
- read
- read up
- resolve
- school
- stop
- study
- text
- think out
- train
- whatever
- work
- day
- depth
- examine
- further
- get
- kick
- look
- research
- review
- swot
- take
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estudiar
vt
1. [carrera, asignatura, lección] to study;
estudia biológicas he's studying biology;
tengo que estudiar más inglés I've got to work at my English;
¿qué estudiaste en la universidad? what did you study at university?
2. [asunto] to study;
[oferta, propuesta] to study, to consider;
después de estudiar tu propuesta he decidido no aceptarla having considered your proposal, I've decided not to accept it;
lo estudiaré y mañana te doy una respuesta I'll consider it and get back to you tomorrow;
el gobierno estudia la posibilidad de subir las pensiones the government is studying the possibility of raising pensions
3. [observar] to observe;
estuvo estudiándonos durante un rato he stayed watching us for a while;
desde allí podía estudiar todos los movimientos del animal from there I could observe all the animal's movements
vi
to study;
estudia todas las tardes he spends every afternoon studying;
no puede salir, tiene que estudiar she can't come out, she's got to study;
hay que estudiar más, González you'll have to work harder, González;
estudió con el Presidente he went to school/university with the President;
dejó de estudiar a los quince años he left school at fifteen;
estudié en los jesuitas I went to a Jesuit school;
estudia en la Universidad Centroamericana he's a student o he's studying at the University of Central America;
estudiar para médico to be studying to be a doctor;
¿estudias o trabajas? do you work or are you still at school?;
Esp Hum ≈ do you come here often?
See also the pronominal verb estudiarse
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estudiar
v/t & v/i study
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estudiar v
: to study
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estudiar vb to study [pt. & pp. studied]
estudia biología she's studying biology
Si se estudia un idioma o un instrumento musical, se dice learn
estudio inglés I'm learning English
estudia piano she's learning the piano
estudiar de memoria to learn by heart

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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