Quick answer
"Fit into" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "encajar en", and "suit" is a noun which is often translated as "el traje". Learn more about the difference between "fit into" and "suit" below.
fit into
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to put into)
a. encajar en
How are we ever going to fit our bed into this tiny room?¿Cómo vamos a encajar nuestra cama en este cuarto tan pequeño?
b. meter en
Paulina tried to fit as many clothes into her suitcase as she could.Paulina trataba de meter tanta ropa en su maleta como podía.
2. (to be the right size for)
a. caber en
Will this dishwasher fit into the space next to the sink at home?¿Este lavaplatos cabrá en el espacio al lado de la pila en casa?
3. (to be the right shape for)
a. entrar en
The key doesn't fit into the lock. Are you sure it's the right one?La llave no entra en la cerradura. ¿Estás segura de que es la correcta?
4. (to be in harmony with)
a. encajar con
My choice to be an artist didn't fit into my parents' idea of success.Mi elección de ser artista no encajaba con la noción del éxito de mis padres.
5. (to make time for)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
There may still be a slot we can fit you into in the afternoon. Are you available at 2:00?Quizás le podamos hacer un hueco por la tarde. ¿Está disponible a las 2:00?
With all of my current commitments, I don't think I'll be able to fit yoga classes into my schedule.Con todos los compromisos que tengo de momento, no creo que pueda hacer un hueco para clases de yoga.
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suit(
sut
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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. (clothing)
a. el traje
(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).
All of the team members wore matching suits to the ceremony.Todos los miembros del equipo llevaron trajes a juego para la ceremonia.
2. (in cards)
a. el palo
(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).
There are four suits in a deck of cards.Hay cuatro palos en una baraja de cartas.
3. (legal)
a. el pleito
(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).
Since her ex-husband wouldn't cooperate, she filed a suit against him.Ya que su exmarido no cooperaba, ella le entabló un pleito.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(executive)
a. el ejecutivo
(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).
, la ejecutiva
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There's a meeting tomorrow with a couple of suits from New York.Mañana hay una reunión con dos ejecutivos de Nueva York.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to look attractive with)
a. quedar
Those earrings suit you real well!¡Esos pendientes te quedan muy bien!
6. (to be appropriate for)
a. convenir
The full-time position suits me better than the part-time one.El puesto a tiempo completo me conviene más que el de tiempo parcial.
b. venir bien a
We can reschedule the meeting for next week. Does that suit you?Podemos reprogramar la reunión para la próxima semana. ¿Te viene bien?
c. sentar bien a
The climate here doesn't suit him.El clima aquí no le sienta bien.
7. (to meet)
a. adaptarse a
We adjust the level to suit the needs of each learner.Ajustamos el nivel para que se adapte a las necesidades de cada estudiante.
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