The word circulaste is the preterite form of circular in the second person singular. See the full circular conjugation.
circular
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circular(
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koo
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lahr
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (in the shape of a circle)
a. circular
La luz del sol entraba por la ventana circular del altillo.The sunlight came in through the circular window of the attic.
b. round
No es fácil decorar una habitación circular.Round rooms are not easy to decorate.
2. (related to a circle)
a. circular
El diámetro circular equivale a dos radios.The circular diameter is equivalent to two radii.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
3. (notice)
a. memo
La reunión se pasó para la semana que viene. ¿No te llegó la circular?The meeting was scheduled for next week. Didn't you get the memo?
b. circular
Mañana vamos a realizar una encuesta. Envía la circular a todos los empleados.Tomorrow we'll carry out a survey. Send the circular to all the employees.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to stream)
a. to flow
Nací en los Estados Unidos, pero tengo sangre irlandesa circulando por las venas.I was born in the United States, but I have Irish blood flowing through my veins.
b. to circulate
El agua dejó de circular por los acueductos debido a una sequía.The water ceased to circulate through the aqueducts because of a drought.
5. (to stroll)
a. to walk
Los peatones circulan por debajo de los techos para resguardarse de la lluvia.The pedestrians walk under the roofs to avoid getting wet in the rain.
b. to move along
¡Circulen! El concierto ya terminó y hay que salir del estadio.Move along! The concert is over and we need to leave the arena.
6. (to cruise)
a. to travel
Los vehículos en la autopista pueden circular a una velocidad máxima de 120 kilómetros por hora.Vehicles on the highway travel at a maximum speed of 120 kilometers per hour.
b. to run
Mañana no circularán los autobuses debido a un paro.Buses are not running tomorrow due to a strike.
c. to drive (car)
Hay niebla. Por favor, circula con cuidado.There's fog. Please drive carefully.
7. (to become public)
a. to circulate
Circula el rumor de que van a volver a devaluar.A rumor is circulating that the government will devaluate once again.
b. to go around
Ya sabían todos que estaba embarazada. El rumor circuló rápido.Everybody already knew that I was pregnant. The rumor went around fast.
c. to go round (United Kingdom)
Las noticias del despido del profesor circuló rápidamente y los estudiantes iniciaron la protesta.The news of the professor's dismissal went round quickly and students started to protest.
8. (to pass from one person to another)
a. to circulate
La botella de ron circuló entre los piratas hasta que quedó vacía.The bottle of rum circulated among the pirates until it was empty.
9. (currency)
a. to be in circulation
La peseta ya no circula. Ahora usamos euros.The peseta is no longer in circulation. We use euros now.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
10. (to spread)
a. to circulate
El decano circuló la noticia entre los profesores.The dean circulated the news among the professors.
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circular
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. circular
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (líquido)
a. to flow o circulate
3. (persona)
a. to move o walk
4. (vehículos)
a. to drive
este autobús no circula hoythis bus doesn't run today
5. (de mano en mano)
a. to circulate
6. (moneda)
a. to be in circulation
7. (difundirse)
a. to go round
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circular
intransitive verb
1 [+vehículo] to run
el metro no circula los domingos the underground does not run on Sundays; there is no underground service on Sundays; este tren circula a muy alta velocidad this train goes o travels o runs at very high speeds; mañana circularán muchos vehículos por las carreteras there will be many vehicles on the roads tomorrow; circule por la izquierda drive on the left
2 [+peatón] to walk
por favor, circulen por la acera please walk on the pavement
en carretera circule por su izquierda
¡circulen! move along!
3 [+ciudadano, mercancía] to move around
los españoles pueden circular libremente por la UE Spaniards can move around freely o have free movement within the EU
para controlar la mercancía que circula por el territorio europeo
4 [+moneda] to be in circulation
esta moneda ya no circula
5 [+sangre] to circulate; [+agua] to flow
la sangre que circula por las venas aguas que circulan por pequeños cauces de tierra
6 [+rumor] to go round; circulate
había circulando una carta con insultos hacer circular algo
transitive verb
to circulate
adjective
(redondo) circular
un edificio circular a circular building; un salón con o de forma circular a circular o round hall; el autobús tiene un recorrido circular the bus follows o has a circular route; una carta circular a circular
la estructura circular de la novela
(carta) circular
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