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"Quit" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "dejar", and "put in" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "poner". Learn more about the difference between "quit" and "put in" below.
quit(
kwiht
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to stop)
a. dejar
Can you quit that and help me with dinner?¿Podrías dejar eso y ayudarme con la cena?
b. dejar de
I have just quit smoking.Acabo de dejar de fumar.
c. abandonar
I quit the bad habits of my youth many years ago.Abandoné todas las malas costumbres de la juventud hace muchos años.
2. (to resign from)
a. renunciar a
I quit my job because I couldn't stand my boss.Renuncié a mi trabajo porque no soportaba al jefe.
b. dejar
My sister quit her job due to stress.Mi hermana dejó el trabajo por el estrés.
c. dimitir de
Jorge quit his post as team coordinator.Jorge dimitió de su cargo como coordinador del equipo.
3. (computing)
a. abandonar
You should quit that program and restart your computer.Debes abandonar ese programa y reiniciar tu computadora.
b. cerrar
If the image is frozen, you'll have to quit YouTube and start again.Si se congeló la imagen, tendrás que cerrar YouTube y empezar de nuevo.
c. salir de
Quit that program and we'll see if we can't find the cause of the problem.Sal de ese programa y vemos si no podemos encontrar la causa del problema.
4.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to leave)
a. dejar
We quit the house at noon yesterday.Dejamos la casa ayer al mediodía.
b. abandonar
They say the king quit his wife because he wanted a male heir.Dicen que el rey abandonó a su esposa porque quería un heredero varón.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to stop)
a. parar
I knew that if I quit, I would be letting a lot of people down.Sabía que si paraba, iba a decepcionar a mucha gente.
b. dejar
You can always quit for a while.Siempre puedes dejarlo un rato.
6. (to resign)
a. renunciar
You can't just quit like that.No puedes simplemente renunciar así.
b. dimitir
You can stick this job. I quit!Ya sabes donde puedes meter el trabajo. ¡Yo dimito!
7. (computing)
a. salir
Press F3 to quit without saving.Pulse F3 para salir sin guardar los cambios.
8. (to give up)
a. rendirse
I want to quit. - I know, but remember that we all go through bad patches.Me quiero rendir. - Ya sé, pero recuerda que todos pasamos por rachas malas.
b. abandonarse
Don't quit! I know you can do it.¡No te abandones! Sé que lo puedes hacer.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
9. (free)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. libre
He was finally quit of his obligation.Por fin estaba libre de su obligación.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
10. (used to express annoyance)
a. ¡Basta!
Quit! I can't take that noise anymore.¡Basta! Ya no suporto ese ruido.
b. ¡Para ya!
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Didn't you hear me the first time? Quit!¿No me escuchaste la primera vez? ¡Para ya!
c. ¡Paren ya! (plural)
Quit messing around!¡Paren ya de hacer el tonto!
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put in(
poot
 
ihn
)
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 insert)
a. poner
My coffee is bitter. Can you put in some sugar?Mi café está amargo. ¿Puedes ponerle azúcar?
b. meter
Put in your head and see if there's anybody in the store.Mete la cabeza para ver si hay alguien en la tienda.
c. agregar
It's a pretty serious subject. You should put a few jokes in.Es un tema bastante serio. Debes agregar unos chistes.
2. (to submit)
a. presentar
Yuridia put in a request for time off to see the doctor.Yuridia presentó una solicitud de tiempo para ir al médico.
3. (to install)
a. instalar
Salvador decided to put air conditioning in his house.Salvador decidió instalar aire acondicionado en su casa.
b. poner
We put in some showers next to the pool so people can rinse off.Pusimos unas regaderas al lado de la piscina para que la gente se pueda enjuagar.
4. (to plant)
a. plantar
The gardeners put 800 poinsettias in the neighborhood park for Christmas.Los jardineros plantaron 800 flores de nochebuena en el parque de la colonia para la Navidad.
b. sembrar
Put in the seeds after any danger of frost has passed.Siembra las semillas después que haya pasado todo peligro de helada.
5. (to interject)
a. interponer
"This soup is cold," said Mary. "And too salty!" put in Enrique."Esta sopa está fría," dijo Mary. "¡Y muy salada!" interpuso Enrique.
6.
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(to dedicate)
a. dedicar
If you want to get in shape, you have to put in time working out.Si quieres ponerte en forma, tienes que dedicar tiempo a hacer ejercicio.
b. trabajar
As an accountant, Gustavo has to put in a lot of hours this time of year.Como contador, Gustavo tiene que trabajar muchas horas en esta temporada del año.
c. invertir
Rodolfo put time, money, and effort into making his business a success.Rodolfo invirtió tiempo, dinero y esfuerzo para hacer un éxito de su negocio.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
7. (nautical)
a. hacer escala
The cruise put in at Puerto Vallarta on the way to Panama.El crucero hizo escala en Puerto Vallarta rumbo a Panamá.
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