Significado de “train” - en el Diccionario Inglés

train en inglés británico

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trainnoun

uk /treɪn/ us /treɪn/

train noun (SERIES)

train of thought/events

C2 a series of connected thoughts or events:

What amazing train of thought led you from Napoleon to global warming?
The book describes the train of events that led up to the assassination.

[ C ] a line of animals, people, or things moving along together:

a wagon train
a mule/camel train

trainverb

uk /treɪn/ us /treɪn/

train verb (PREPARE)

B1 [ I or T ] to prepare someone or yourself for a job, activity, or sport, by learning skills and/or by mental or physical exercise:

She trained as a pilot.
[ + to infinitive ] John trained to be an accountant.
[ + to infinitive ] I had to train myself to be more assertive at work.
She trained hard for the race, sometimes running as much as 60 miles a week.
humorous I'm trying to train my kids to pick up after themselves.

Más ejemplos

  • We're trying to train our dog to sit.
  • Doctors are trained to recognize the symptoms of different diseases.
  • I had to take an aptitude test before I began training as a nurse.
  • How I wish I could train the children to leave their dirty shoes at the door!
  • We believe that he has been training an army and storing up arms.

train verb (AIM)

[ T usually + adv/prep ] formal to aim or point a gun, camera, light, etc. at someone or something:

With five guns suddenly trained on him, he was understandably nervous.

(Definición de train del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

train en inglés americano

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trainnoun [ C ]

us /treɪn/

train noun [ C ] (VEHICLE)

a railroad engine and the connected, wheeled containers it pulls along the tracks in carrying goods or people:

a commuter train

train noun [ C ] (SERIES)

a line of animals, people, or things moving along together, or a series of connected thoughts or events:

a mule/wagon train
Now I’ve lost my train of thought and forgot what I was going to say.

train noun [ C ] (PART OF DRESS)

the part of a long dress that spreads out onto the floor behind

trainverb [ I/T ]

us /treɪn/

train verb [ I/T ] (PREPARE)

to prepare someone or be prepared for a job, activity, or sport by learning skills or by mental or physical exercise:

[ I ] She trained as a pilot.
[ T ] He trains teachers to use new technology.
[ I ] She trained hard for the race, sometimes running as much as 60 miles a week.

(Definición de train del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

train en inglés de negocios

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trainverb

uk /treɪn/ us HR

[ T ] to teach someone the skills and knowledge needed for a particular job or activity:

Younger recruits are considered easier to train.
It takes at least six years to train a doctor.
train sb to be/do sth We trained them to be computer specialists.

[ I ] to learn the skills and knowledge needed for a particular job or activity:

train as sth He trained as an accountant.
train for sth Rebecca is training for her commercial truck driving certificate.
train to be/do sth They were training to be pilots.

trainnoun [ C ]

uk /treɪn/ us

a railway engine connected to a group of vehicles for carrying people or goods:

catch/take a train He usually wakes up before dawn to catch a train just after 5 a.m.
London is two and a half hours away by train.

(Definición de train del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)