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"Qualify" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "clasificarse", and "medical bill" is a noun which is often translated as "la factura médica". Learn more about the difference between "qualify" and "medical bill" below.
qualify(
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fay
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (sports)
a. clasificarse
Only three athletes in the country can qualify for this event.Solo tres deportistas del país pueden clasificarse para esta prueba.
2. (to obtain a qualification; used with "as")
a. sacar el título de
Phyllis qualified as a lawyer when she was only 22.Phyllis sacó el título de abogada cuando tenía solo 22 años.
b. obtener la licencia de
After years of study, I finally qualified as a doctor.Después de años de estudio, por fin obtuve la licencia de médico.
c. recibirse de
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
She will qualify as a geologist once she has defended her dissertation.Una vez que haya defendido la tesis, se recibirá de geóloga.
3. (to be eligible for; used with "for")
a. tener derecho a
Employees qualify for their pensions after two years of service.Los empleados tienen derecho a la pensión después de dos años de servicio.
4. (to satisfy the criteria)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He may rightly qualify as a Baroque painter.Bien se le puede considerar un pintor barroco.
To qualify as valid, the form has to bear an official stamp.Para que se dé por válido, el formulario debe llevar el sello oficial.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to equip)
a. capacitar
The training qualifies you to operate the forklift.La formación te capacita para operar el montacargas.
6. (to limit)
a. matizar
The senator tried to qualify his controversial statement.El senador intentó matizar su polémica afirmación.
7. (to make eligible)
a. dar derecho a
Your disability qualifies you for government assistance.Su discapacidad le da derecho a una prestación del gobierno.
8. (grammar)
a. calificar
In this sentence, a noun is qualifying another noun.En esta oración, un sustantivo califica a otro sustantivo.
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medical bill
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la factura médica
(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).
The people in my church helped me pay my medical bills.Las personas de mi congregación me ayudaron a pagar las facturas médicas.
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