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"Imply" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "insinuar", and "add" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "sumar". Learn more about the difference between "imply" and "add" below.
imply(
ihm
-
play
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to suggest)
a. insinuar
The store clerk implied that I didn't have enough money to buy the suit.El dependiente insinuó que no tenía suficiente dinero para comprar el traje.
2. (to involve)
a. implicar
Being a parent implies a lot of responsibility.Ser un padre implica mucha responsabilidad.
b. suponer
You need to be prepared for the costs that the project implies.Tienes que estar preparado para los gastos que el proyecto supone.
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add(
ahd
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (mathematics)
a. sumar
Can you add these two numbers?¿Puedes sumar estos dos números?
2. (to combine)
a. añadir
He added a codicil to his will.Añadió un codicilo a su testamento.
b. agregar
Fry the onion for five minutes, then add the spices.Fría la cebolla durante cinco minutos, luego agregue las especias.
3. (to say more)
a. añadir
He added that salaries will be reviewed soon.Añadió que los salarios se van a revisar pronto.
b. agregar
"Don't tell Alan," she added."No le digas a Alan", agregó.
4. (to confer)
a. dar
Her articles add a light-hearted touch to the magazine.Sus artículos le dan un toque de humor a la revista.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (mathematics)
a. sumar
Does he know how to add yet?¿Ya sabe sumar?
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