appreciate
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appreciate(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to be thankful for)
a. agradecer
Thank you friends, we really appreciate your help.Gracias amigos, agradecemos mucho su ayuda.
2. (to value)
a. apreciar
My grandchildren don't appreciate classic rock.Mis nietos no aprecian el rock clásico.
3. (to recognize)
a. darse cuenta de
I don't think you appreciate what still needs to be done.No creo que te des cuenta de lo que todavía queda por hacer.
b. comprender
I appreciate that you were only trying to help, but you should have talked it over with me before doing anything.Comprendo que solo querías ayudar, pero tendrías que haberlo hablado conmigo antes de hacer nada.
c. entender
I do appreciate why you called the police, but I don't know why you didn't speak to me first.Entiendo muy bien por qué llamaste a la policía, pero no sé por qué no hablaste primero conmigo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to increase in value)
a. revalorizarse
Our stocks have appreciated in value immensely this year.Nuestras acciones se han revalorizado enormemente este año.
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appreciate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (be grateful for)
a. agradecer
I appreciate your helping mete agradezco tu ayuda
I would appreciate it if you didn't shoutte agradecería que no gritaras
2. (grasp, understand)
a. darse cuenta de
I fully appreciate (the fact) that…me doy perfecta cuenta de que…
we appreciate the riskssomos conscientes de los riesgos
3. (value)
a. apreciar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (goods, investment)
a. revalorizarse, aumentar de valor
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appreciate [əˈpriːʃɪeɪt]
transitive verb
1 (be grateful for) agradecer
I appreciated your help agradecí tu ayuda; I appreciate the gesture agradezco el detalle; we should much appreciate it if ... agradeceríamos mucho que
2 (value, esteem) apreciar; valorar
he does not appreciate music no sabe apreciar or valorar la música; I am not appreciated here aquí no se me aprecia or valora; we much appreciate your work tenemos un alto concepto de su trabajo
3 (understand) [+problem, difference] comprender
I appreciate your wishes comprendo sus deseos; yes, I appreciate that sí, lo comprendo; to appreciate that ... comprender que ...; we fully appreciate that ... comprendemos perfectamente que ...
4 (be sensitive to) percibir
the smallest change can be appreciated on this machine en esta máquina se percibe el más leve cambio
intransitive verb
[+property etc] revalorizarse; aumentar(se) en valor
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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