clasificar

clasificar(
klah
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see
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fee
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kahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to order)
a. to classify
Tienen que clasificar las palabras de acuerdo con el número de sílabas.You have to classify the words according to the number of syllables.
b. to sort
¿Quieres que clasifique los DVD por géneros o por orden alfabético?Do you want me to sort the DVDs by genre or in alphabetical order?
c. to put in order
Clasifiqué las facturas según su fecha.I put the invoices in order according to their date.
d. to rank
Clasifica los alimentos en función de su aporte calórico.Rank these foods according to their calorie content.
2. (to categorize)
a. to classify
El documento fue clasificado como confidencial.The document was classified as confidential.
b. to class
Los medios de comunicación clasificaron el atentado terrorista de "auténtica barbarie".The media classed the terrorist attack as "real savagery."
c. to rank
El hotel fue clasificado como cinco estrellas.The hotel was ranked as having five stars.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to pass to the following stage)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to qualify
Argentina ganó el partido y clasificó.Argentina won the match and qualified.
clasificarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
4. (to pass to the following stage)
a. to qualify
Tras ganar el partido del martes, Colombia se clasificó a la siguiente ronda.Colombia qualified for the next round after winning Tuesday's game.
b. to get through
Es la quinta vez que el Barcelona se clasifica para la final.Barcelona got through to the final for the fifth time.
5. (to end)
a. to finish
Una corredora keniana se clasificó primera en el maratón de mujeres.A Kenyan runner finished first in the women's marathon.
b. to come in
El atleta mexicano se clasificó segundo en la carrera de 100 metros.The Mexican athlete came in second in the 100-meter dash.
c. to come (United Kingdom)
Mi hija se clasificó tercera en el campeonato de natación de la escuela.My daughter came third in the school swimming championship.
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clasificar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to classify
una película clasificada para mayores de 18 añosa film with an 18 certificate
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (sports)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to qualify
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3. (sports)
a. to qualify
nos hemos clasificado para los cuartos de finalwe've got through to o qualified for the quarter finals
4. (llegar)
a.
se clasificó en segundo lugarshe came second
clasificar
transitive verb
1 (categorizar) to classify
lo clasificaron bajo la letra B they classified it under the letter B
2 (ordenar) [+documentos] to classify; (Correos) (Informática) to sort;
pronominal verb
clasificarse (Dep)
mi equipo se clasificó en segundo lugar my team came o was placed second; no se clasificó el equipo para la final the team did not qualify for the final
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