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"Fill out a form" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "rellenar un formulario", and "document" is a noun which is often translated as "el documento". Learn more about the difference between "fill out a form" and "document" below.
fill out a form
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. (general)
a. rellenar un formulario
You have to fill out a form before they can perform the surgery.Tiene que rellenar un formulario antes que de que puedan realizar la cirugía.
b. llenar un formulario
I need you to fill out a form for the application.Necesito que llene un formulario para la solicitud.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (written paper)
a. el documento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Your passport is one of the documents needed to travel abroad.El pasaporte es uno de los documentos necesarios para viajar al extranjero.
2. (computing)
a. el documento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Save the document before converting it into a PDF file.Guarda el documento antes de convertirlo a PDF.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to record)
a. documentar
The book documents life in London in the early sixties.El libro documenta la vida en Londres a principios de los años sesenta.
4. (to support)
a. documentar (a case or a thesis)
The police are collecting evidence to document the case.La policía está reuniendo pruebas para documentar el caso.
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