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"Identifying" is a form of "identify", a transitive verb which is often translated as "identificar". "Capturing" is a form of "capture", a transitive verb which is often translated as "capturar". Learn more about the difference between "identifying" and "capturing" below.
identify(
ay
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dehn
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tih
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fay
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to recognize)
a. identificar
For a chance to win, you must correctly identify these two plants.Para poder ganar, debes identificar correctamente estas dos plantas.
2. (to discover)
a. identificar (problem, need)
I have identified a few areas where you can improve your essay.He identificado algunas secciones de tu ensayo en las que puedes mejorar.
3. (to associate)
a. identificar
The speaker identified feminism with aggressive Western women.El ponente identificó el feminismo con mujeres occidentales agresivas.
4. (to reveal one's identitiy)
a. identificarse
The guard asked the man to identify himself.El guardia le pidió al hombre que se identificara.
5. (to associate oneself)
a. identificarse
When I was growing up, she was a role model I felt I could identify myself with.De joven pensaba que ella era un modelo a seguir con el que me podía identificar.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to relate)
a. identificarse
I can identify with her because we both were children of diplomats serving abroad.Me puedo identificar con ella porque los dos éramos niños de diplomáticos trabajando en el extranjero.
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capture(
kahp
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chuhr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to seize)
a. capturar (a person or an animal)
Our troops captured the enemy soldier in the woods.Nuestras tropas capturaron al soldado enemigo en el bosque.
b. apresar (a person or an animal)
The hunter captured the tiger in a gully.El cazador apresó el tigre en un barranco.
c. tomar (a town)
The rebels captured the capital city. Los rebeldes tomaron la ciudad capital.
d. comerse (a chess piece)
You just captured my rook, and now my knight.Acabas de comerte mi torre y ahora mi caballero
2. (to attract)
a. captar
That giant sign should capture the attention of more customers.Ese letrero gigante debería captar la atención de más clientes.
3. (to convey)
a. captar
Your paintings truly capture the mood of the scene. Tus cuadros realmente captan la atmósfera de la escena.
4. (to record data)
a. capturar
I need to hire someone to capture all this data. Debo contratar a alguien para capturar todos estos datos.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (seizure)
a. la captura
(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).
(of a person or an animal)
The capture of the rabbit was not easy, but we did it. La captura del conejo no estuvo fácil, pero lo logramos.
b. el apresamiento
(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).
(of a person or an animal)
The police reported the capture of two individuals involved in the theft.La policía informó el apresamiento de dos individuos involucrados en el robo.
c. la toma
(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).
(of a town)
The capture of the city happened with minimal violence.La toma de la ciudad sucedió con la mínima violencia.
d. la conquista
(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).
(of a town)
The capture of Cholula was a bloody day. La conquista de Cholula fue un día sangriento.
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