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"Estar de acuerdo" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "to agree with", and "coincidir" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "to coincide". Learn more about the difference between "estar de acuerdo" and "coincidir" below.
estar de acuerdo(
ehs
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tahr
 
deh
 
ah
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kwehr
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doh
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (one person; used with "con")
a. to agree with
¿Estás de acuerdo conmigo?Do you agree with me?
Estoy de acuerdo con tu propuesta.I agree with your proposal.
2. (two or more people)
a. to agree
Todos estaban de acuerdo.They all agreed.
Los dos estamos de acuerdo en pasar la Navidad con mi familia.We have both agreed to spend Christmas with my family.
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coincidir(
koyn
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see
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deer
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to correspond)
a. to coincide
Me confunde porque sus palabras no coinciden con sus acciones.She confuses me because her words don't coincide with her actions.
b. to match
Las huellas en la escena del crimen coinciden con las del principal sospechoso.The fingerprints at the crime scene match those of the main suspect.
c. to match up
No creímos al sospechoso porque su historia y lo que vimos en la cinta no coincidían.We didn't believe the suspect because his story didn't match up with with what we saw on the tape.
2. (to happen simultaneously)
a. to coincide
No pude ir a su boda porque coincidió con la de mi hermano.I couldn't go to her wedding because it coincided with my brother's.
3. (to come together)
a. to coincide
Como si por suerte, Diana y yo coincidimos en nuestro viaje a París.As if by chance, Diana and I coincided in our trip to Paris.
b. to happen to meet
Apenas nos conocemos, pero siempre coincidimos en eventos sociales.We barely know each other, but we always happen to meet at social events.
c. to run into
No lo había visto por casi una eternidad, pero ayer coincidí con David en el supermercado.I hadn't seen him for ages, but yesterday I ran into David at the supermarket.
d. to meet
¿Cuáles son las coordenadas del punto donde estas dos líneas coinciden?What are the coordinates of the point where these two lines meet?
4. (to concur)
a. to agree
Lo siento, pero no coincido contigo en este tema.I'm sorry, but I don't agree with you in this matter.
b. to be in agreement
Ahora que todos coincidimos, debemos votar cómo financiar el proyecto.Now that we are all in agreement, we should vote on how to finance the project.
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