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"El" is a definite article which is often translated as "the", and "conseguir" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "to get". Learn more about the difference between "el" and "conseguir" below.
el(
ehl
)
A definite article is a word that identifies a noun as as specific or known to the speaker (e.g. the girl).
1. (general)
a. the
El gato está en el tejado.The cat is on the roof.
El teléfono estaba encima de la mesa.The telephone was on top of the table.
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conseguir(
kohn
-
seh
-
geer
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to acquire)
a. to get
Consiguió su licencia de conducir en junio.He got his driver's license in June.
Si quieres una entrada, ya sabes dónde conseguirla.If you want a ticket, you know where to get it.
b. to obtain
Consiguió la residencia y se puede quedar en el país.He obtained residency and can stay in the country.
c. to win
Sam Rockwell consiguió el Óscar al mejor actor de reparto en 2018.Sam Rockwell won the Oscar for best supporting actor in 2018.
2. (to realize an objective)
a. to achieve
Ese hombre consiguió todas sus metas profesionales.That man achieved all his career goals.
b. to manage
No conseguí convencerlo para que se viniera a la playa con nosotros.I didn't manage to convince him to come to the beach with us.
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