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"Ubicara" is a form of "ubicar", a transitive verb which is often translated as "to locate". "Facilitara" is a form of "facilitar", a transitive verb which is often translated as "to facilitate". Learn more about the difference between "ubicara" and "facilitara" below.
ubicar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to situate)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to locate
Los dueños decidieron ubicar el hotel cerca del aeropuerto.The owners decided to locate the hotel near the airport.
b. to put
Quiero ubicar la mesa junto a la ventana para tener una linda vista.I want to put the table next to the garden for a nice view.
c. to place
Los músicos ubicaron los altavoces muy cerca del escenario.The musicians placed the speakers very near the stage.
2. (to find)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to locate
El empleado de la tienda me ayudó a ubicar la sección de los productos lácteos.The store clerk helped me locate the dairy section.
b. to find
¿Ya ubicaste la casa de Martín?Did you find Martin's house yet?
c. to get hold of (person)
¿Ya pudiste ubicar a Juan Carlos?Were you able to get hold of Juan Carlos?
3. (to identify)
a. to place
¿Raúl? No lo ubico. - ¡Lo acabas de conocer!Raul? I can't place him. - You just met him!
ubicarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
4. (to situate)
a. to be located
El pozo se ubica a un kilómetro al oeste.The well is located one kilometer to the west.
b. to be situated
El palacio de justicia se ubica entre la catedral y el hotel.The court house is situated between the cathedral and the hotel.
c. to stand
Carla se ubicó frente al grupo para hablarles de su plan de acción.Carla stood in front of the group to tell them about his plan of action.
d. to sit
Nos ubicamos en las primeras filas para poder ver mejor.We sat near the front so we could have a better view.
5. (to orient oneself)
a. to find one's way around
Es fácil ubicarse en la ciudad de Salt Lake, debido a su sistema de numeración de calles.It's easy to find your way around in Salt Lake City, due to its street numbering system.
b. to get one's bearings
El explorador salió del túnel para ubicarse.The explorer came out of the tunnel to get his bearings.
6. (to get employment)
a. to get a job
Gracias a los seis meses que hizo de prácticas, el estudiante consiguió ubicarse en la compañía.Thanks to a six-month internship, the student managed to get a job in the company.
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facilitar(
fah
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to make less difficult)
a. to facilitate
Debemos facilitar el acceso a una educación de calidad para todos los estudiantes.We need to facilitate access to quality education for all students.
b. to make easier
¿Qué podemos hacer para facilitar el viaje en avión para las personas descapacitadas?What can we do to make air travel easier for people with disabilities?
2. (to give)
a. to provide
Estamos dispuestos a facilitar ayuda financiera a los países afectados.We are prepared to provide financial aid to affected countries.
b. to supply
Espero poder facilitar más detalles en el próximo informe.I hope to be able to supply more details in the next report.
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