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Translation of "indirect" - English-Spanish dictionary

indirect

adjective /indiˈrekt/
not leading straight to the destination; not direct indirecto We arrived late because we took rather an indirect route. not straightforward indirecto I asked her several questions, but she kept giving me indirect answers. not intended; not directly aimed at indirecto The food shortage is an indirect result of the war. indirectness noun cualidad de indirecto indirect object noun (linguistics ) the word in a sentence which stands for the person or thing to or for whom something is given, done etc complemento indirecto In ’Give me the book’, ’Tell the children a story’, ’Boil John an egg’, me, the children and John are indirect objects. indirect speech noun (linguistics) a person’s words as they are reported rather than in the form in which they were said discurso indirecto He said that he would come is the form in indirect speech of He said ’I will come’.
(Definition of indirect from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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