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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to allow to enter)
a. admitir
My father was admitted as a member of the local country club.Mi padre fue admitido como miembro del club social local.
b. dejar entrar
The park only admits children over 54 inches tall in the rollercoasters.El parque solo deja entrar a niños de más de 54 pulgadas de altura a las montañas rusas.
c. dejar pasar
His scores were not sufficient to admit him to the next stage of the selection process.Su puntaje no fue suficiente para dejarlo pasar a la siguiente fase del concurso.
d. ingresar
He was admitted to the outpatient clinic for a routine surgery.Ingresó a la clínica ambulatoria para una operación de rutina.
e. internar
She was taken to the emergency room last night and admitted to the intensive care unit today.La llevaron a la sala de emergencias anoche y hoy la internaron en cuidados intensivos.
2. (to confess)
a. admitir
I have to admit that I did not study for the test.Tengo que admitir que no estudié para el examen.
b. confesar
The accussed admitted that he was guilty and was sentenced to ten years in prison.El acusado confesó su culpa y fue sentenciado a diez años de prisión.
c. reconocer
She admitted she stole the jewelry.Ella reconoció haber robado las joyas.
3. (to acknowledge)
a. reconocer
I admit you are right, as always.Reconozco que tienes la razón, como siempre.
b. admitir
The jury admitted that the evidence demonstrates the innocence of the accused.El jurado admitió que la evidencia demuestra la inocencia del acusado.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (allow to enter)
a. admitir, dejar pasar
he was admitted to hospitalingresó en un hospital
children not admittedprohibida la entrada a niños
admits oneindividual
2. (acknowledge; fact, mistake)
a. admitir
3. (crime, guilt)
a. confesar
I must admit that…tengo que reconocer or debo confesar que…
to admit defeatdarse por vencido(a)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (general)
to admit toadmitir
to admit to doing somethingadmitir haber hecho algo
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admit [ədˈmɪt]
transitive verb
1 (allow to enter) [+person] dejar entrar; [+patient] (to hospital) ingresar; [+air, light] dejar pasar; dejar entrar
children not admitted se prohíbe la entrada a los menores de edad
this ticket admits two entrada para dos personas
to be admitted to the Academy ingresar en la Academia; to be admitted to hospital ingresar en el hospital; admitting office (US) (Med) oficina (f) de ingresos
2 (acknowledge) reconocer; [+crime] confesar; [+error] reconocer
it is hard, I admit es difícil, lo reconozco; it must be admitted that ... hay que reconocer que ...; I admit nothing! ¡no tengo nada que confesar!
he admitted himself beaten
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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