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"Emplea" is a form of "emplear", a transitive verb which is often translated as "to use". "De tal manera" is a phrase which is often translated as "in such a way". Learn more about the difference between "de tal manera" and "emplea" below.
de tal manera(
deh
 
tahl
 
mah
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neh
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rah
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. in such a way
Bloqueé la puerta con tablas de tal manera que nadie pueda entrar.I boarded the door in such a way that nobody can come in.
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emplear(
ehm
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pleh
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ahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to utilize)
a. to use
La autora emplea un lenguaje muy metafórico en sus novelas.The author uses very metaphorical language in her novels.
b. to spend
Empleas tu dinero demasiado frívolamente. Tienes que ahorrar para el retiro.You spend your money too frivolously. You have to save for retirement.
2. (to give work)
a. to employ
Nuestra empresa emplea 12 ingenieros y un diseñador.Our company employs 12 engineers and a designer.
emplearse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to secure employment)
a. to find a job
Se empleó de fotógrafo para el periódico.He found a job as a photographer for the newspaper.
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