asegurarse de
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asegurarse de
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. (general)
a. to make sure that
¿Te aseguraste de que la televisión estuviera apagada cuando salimos de la casa? - Claro.Did you make sure that the TV was turned off when we left the house? - Of course.
b. to make sure
Tenemos que asegurarnos de llegar a nuestras metas este trimestre. El futuro de la compañía está en juego.We need to make sure we reach our goals this quarter. The future of the company is at stake.
c. to ensure that
El director de presupuesto es responsable de asegurarse de que haya suficiente dinero en las arcas del estado para implementar todos los programas del gobierno.The budget director is responsible for ensuring that there is enough money in the nation's coffers to implement all of the government's programs.
d. to ensure
Debemos asegurarnos de que la nueva actualización al software no tiene ningún problema antes de su lanzamiento.We need to ensure the software update is free of glitches before its launch.
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