combine
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combine(
kam
-
bayn
,
kuhm
-
bayn
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to join or mix together)
a. combinar
Our products combine quality with design.Nuestros productos combinan calidad y diseño.
b. mezclar
Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, and mix.Mezcle todos los ingredientes en un bol y remuévalos.
c. aunar
If we combine our forces, we will be more powerful.Si aunamos nuestras fuerzas, seremos más poderosos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to come together)
a. combinarse
Two hydrogen atoms combine to form a hydrogen molecule.Dos átomos de hidrógeno se combinan para formar una molécula de hidrógeno.
b. unirse
The four kings combined to fight against a common enemy.Los cuatro reyes se unieron para combatir a un enemigo común.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (economy or politics)
a. el grupo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The new combine now controls the majority of the car factories.El nuevo grupo controla ahora la mayoría de las fábricas de automóviles.
4. (agriculture)
a. la cosechadora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I have a licence to drive combines.Tengo licencia para manejar cosechadoras.
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combine
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
combine (harvester)cosechadora f
2. (economics)
a. el grupo empresarial
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (general)
a. combinar
to combine business with pleasurecombinar los negocios con el placer
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (people)
a. unirse
5. (merge)
a. unirse, combinarse
6. (chemical elements)
a. combinarse
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combine
transitive verb
[kəmˈbaɪn]
to combine (with) combinar (con); the film combines humour with suspense la película combina el humor con el suspense; to combine business with pleasure combinar los negocios con el placer; expertise combined with charm la pericia combinada con la simpatía; he combines all the qualities of a leader reúne todas las cualidades de un líder; it's difficult to combine a career with a family es difícil compaginar la profesión con la vida familiar; a combined effort un esfuerzo conjunto; a combined operation (Mil) una operación conjunta
intransitive verb
[kəmˈbaɪn]
1 (join together) combinarse; unirse
to combine with aunarse con; to combine against sth/sb unirse en contra de algo/algn
2 (Chem)
to combine (with) combinarse (con); mezclarse (con)
noun
[ˈkɒmbaɪn]
1 (Comm) asociación (f)
2 (also combine harvester) cosechadora (f)
modifier
[ˈkɒmbaɪn]
combine harvester (n) cosechadora (f)
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combine I combine
The word combine is the present subjunctive form of combinar in the first person singular. There are other translations for this conjugation. See the full combinar conjugation.
combinar
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combinar(
kohm
-
bee
-
nahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to blend)
a. to combine
La última novela del escritor combina fantasía y humor a la perfección.The writer's latest novel combines fantasy and humor to perfection.
b. to mix
Para darle un sabor más exótico, puedes combinar distintas especias.In order to achieve a more exotic flavor, you can mix different spices.
2. (to join)
a. to combine
Los dos gigantes informáticos anunciaron su decisión de combinar recursos en su carrera hacia el progreso.The two computer giants announced their decision to combine resources in their race towards progress.
3. (to harmonize)
a. to put together
Si combinas ese negro con ese amarillo, te verás como un taxi.If you put that black and that yellow together, you'll look like a taxi.
b. to match
A mí no me parece buena idea combinar las cortinas con el papel de la pared.I don't think it's a good idea to match the curtains with the wallpaper.
c. to coordinate
Nunca es tarde para aprender a combinar los complementos.It's never too late to learn how to coordinate accessories.
d. to wear
Lo bueno de este suéter es que lo puedes combinar prácticamente con todo.The good thing about this sweater is that you can wear it with practically anything.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to harmonize with; often used with "con")
a. to go with
¿Crees que el azul combina con el negro? - Depende.Do you think blue goes with black? - It depends.
b. to match
A mí me parece que esa bufanda no combina con el abrigo.I don't think that scarf matches your coat.
combinarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
5. (to blend)
a. to come together
Simbolismo y realismo se combinan en este cuadro produciendo un efecto inquietante.Symbolism and realism come together in this painting to create a disturbing effect.
6. (to join forces)
a. to get together
Mis amigos y familiares se combinaron para hacerme una fiesta sorpresa.My friends and family got together to throw me a surprise party.
b. to work together
Los dos jugadores se combinaron en una jugada maestra que acabó en gol.The two players worked together in a master play that ended in goal.
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combinar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (mezclar)
a. to combine
combina lo práctico con lo baratoit is both practical and cheap
2. (bebidas)
a. to mix
3. (colores)
a. to match
4. (planificar)
a. to arrange, to organize
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (colores, ropa)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
combinar conto go with
no tengo nada que combine con estos pantalonesI haven't got anything to go o that goes with these trousers
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combinar
transitive verb
1 [+esfuerzos, movimientos] to combine; [+colores] to match; mix
2 [+plan, proyecto] to devise; work out
pronominal verb
combinarse
1 [+personas] to get together; join together
combinarse para hacer algo to get o join together to do sth
2 (México) (alternarse) to take it in turns
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