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"Gerund" is a noun which is often translated as "el gerundio", and "admit" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "admitir". Learn more about the difference between "gerund" and "admit" below.
gerund(
jeh
-
ruhnd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (grammar)
a. el gerundio
(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).
In English, you can turn a verb into a gerund by adding -ing.En inglés, se puede convertir un verbo en un gerundio por añadir -ing.
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admit(
ahd
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miht
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to allow to enter)
a. admitir
My father was admitted as a member of the local country club.Mi padre fue admitido como miembro del club social local.
b. dejar entrar
The park only admits children over 54 inches tall in the rollercoasters.El parque solo deja entrar a niños de más de 54 pulgadas de altura a las montañas rusas.
c. dejar pasar
His scores were not sufficient to admit him to the next stage of the selection process.Su puntaje no fue suficiente para dejarlo pasar a la siguiente fase del concurso.
d. ingresar
He was admitted to the outpatient clinic for a routine surgery.Ingresó a la clínica ambulatoria para una operación de rutina.
e. internar
She was taken to the emergency room last night and admitted to the intensive care unit today.La llevaron a la sala de emergencias anoche y hoy la internaron en cuidados intensivos.
2. (to confess)
a. admitir
I have to admit that I did not study for the test.Tengo que admitir que no estudié para el examen.
b. confesar
The accussed admitted that he was guilty and was sentenced to ten years in prison.El acusado confesó su culpa y fue sentenciado a diez años de prisión.
c. reconocer
She admitted she stole the jewelry.Ella reconoció haber robado las joyas.
3. (to acknowledge)
a. reconocer
I admit you are right, as always.Reconozco que tienes la razón, como siempre.
b. admitir
The jury admitted that the evidence demonstrates the innocence of the accused.El jurado admitió que la evidencia demuestra la inocencia del acusado.
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