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1    (=examinar)  
  [+billete, documento, frenos]  
to check  
compruebe el aceite antes de salir de viaje      check your oil before setting out  
compruebe el cambio antes de salir de la tienda      check your change before leaving the shop  
comprobó la hora y decidió marcharse      he checked the time and decided to leave  
tendré que comprobar si se han cumplido los objetivos      I shall have to see o check whether the objectives have been met  
necesito algún documento para comprobar su identidad      I need some document that proves your identity, I need some proof of identity  
compruebe nuestros productos usted mismo      try our products for yourself  
2    (=confirmar)  
  [+teoría, existencia]  
to prove  
  [+eficacia, veracidad]  
to verify, confirm  
pudimos comprobar que era verdad      we were able to verify o confirm o establish that it was true  
comprobó sus ideas experimentalmente      he proved his arguments through experiments  
3    frm   (=darse cuenta)   to realize  
comprobaron que el candidato era demasiado joven      they realized that the candidate was too young  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
pudimos comprobar que era verdad exp.
we were able to verify {o} confirm {o} establish that it was true

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
I have to check if it really is like that
I need some document that proves your identity
I need some proof of identity
I'm delighted {o} very pleased to see that he's still got his sense of humour
'comprobar' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
comprobar algo
comprobar el material
volver a comprobar que ...
comprobar puntos en una lista
comprobar el código de origen
comprobar el potencial de contaminación
le cumple a usted comprobar que
usó un palo para comprobar la solidez del hielo
1) comprobar (vi), 2) comprobar (vt)
1) comprobar (vi), 2) comprobar (vt), 3) marcar (vt)
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"comprobar": examples and translations in context
Dicho vínculo permitirá comprobar la calidad de la información recogida. This link makes it possible, in particular, to check the quality of the information collected.
Pueden comprobar la disponibilidad directamente en Internet... You can check for room availability directly on line...
Lamenta no haber tenido la oportunidad de comprobar esas alegaciones. The Special Rapporteur regrets that she was not given the opportunity to verify these allegations.
Tenemos que comprobar dónde estuvo, señor. We need to verify where you were, sir.
Me complace comprobar que la Comisión comparte nuestra opinión. I am pleased to see that the Commission shares our view.
Pudimos comprobar esto en los Balcanes. We can see the evidence of that in the Balkans.
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