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"Usted" is a pronoun which is often translated as "you", and "realizar" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "to carry out". Learn more about the difference between "usted" and "realizar" below.
usted(
oos
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tehd
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A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(second person singular)
a. you
¿Me permite usted que le sujete la puerta?May I hold the door for you?
ustedes
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
2. (second person plural)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. you
¿Ustedes van a venir a la boda también?Are you coming to the wedding as well?
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(second person plural)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. you
Ustedes pueden dejar sus chaquetas en el vestuario y seguirme al comedor.You may leave your jackets in the coatroom and follow me to the dining room.
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realizar(
rreh
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ah
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lee
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sahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to execute)
a. to carry out
Realizaron los experimentos sin tocar ningún animal.They carried out all the tests without touching a single animal.
b. to do
Esta ONG ha realizado una labor invaluable para la gente indígena de la región.This NGO has done priceless work for the indigenous people of the region.
c. to materialize
Por fin se realizó el plano del nuevo centro comercial.The blueprints for the new mall finally materialized.
d. to fulfill
Para realizar este cargo, necesitamos a alguien que sea un buen líder.In order to fulfill this post, we need someone who is a good leader.
e. to make (trip, visit)
Me muero por realizar un viaje a los fiordos en Noruega.I am dying to make a trip to the fjords in Norway.
2. (cinema)
a. to produce
Realizaron esa película con un presupuesto muy bajo.They produced the film with a very low budget.
3. (to sell goods)
a. to make
Siguiendo ese plan, la compañía puede realizar beneficios con muy pocos riesgos.Following that plan, the company can make a profit with very little risk.
realizarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
4. (to become real)
a. to come true
Ayer se realizó su sueño de pilotar un avión.Yesterday her dream of piloting a plane came true.
b. to be fulfilled
Mi sueño de ser dueña de mi propia empresa por fin se realizó.My dream of owning my own company has finally been fulfilled.
c. to be realized
Lo que empezó como un sueño de mucha gente marginada hoy se realiza. What began as a dream for many marginalized people today is realized.
A reflexive verb is a verb that indicates that the subject performs an action on itself (e.g. Miguel se lava.).
5. (to be satisfied)
a. to find fulfillment
Mucha gente quiere realizarse en su trabajo.Many people want to find fulfillment in their jobs.
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