concerto
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The plural of "concerto" is "concertos" or "concerti."
concerto(
kuhn
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chehr
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do
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (music)
a. el concierto
(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 soloist will be performing a violin concerto will the orchestra tonight.Esta noche, el solista tocará un concierto para violín con la orquesta.
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concerto
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (music)
a. el concierto
(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).
piano/violin concertoconcierto para piano/violín
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concerto [kənˈtʃɛətəʊ]
noun
concertos concerti [kənˈtʃɛətiː] concierto (m)
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The word concertó is the preterite form of concertar in the third person singular. See the full concertar conjugation.
concertar
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concertar(
kohn
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sehr
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tahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to set)
a. to set up
Odio que mi hermana me concierte citas con sus amigos solteros.I hate when my sister sets up dates for me with her single friends.
Pedro va a concertar una entrevista con los candidatos.Pedro is setting up an interview with the candidates.
b. to arrange
Concerté una cita con el médico para el miércoles.I arranged an appointment with my doctor on Wednesday.
c. to agree on
El vendedor y yo concertamos un precio que a ambos nos pareció justo.The seller and I agreed on a price which we both found fair.
d. to reach
Concerté un acuerdo con el museo para que expusiera mis obras.I reached an agreement with the museum so that it would exhibit my work.
2. (music)
a. to tune
Antes de tocar, los dos pianistas concertaron sus instrumentos.Before playing, both pianists tuned their instruments.
b. to tune up
Nuestros violines no habrían estado desafinados si los hubiéramos concertado antes.Our violins wouldn't have been out of tune if we had tuned them up before.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (grammar)
a. to agree
Los artículos que escribí en el examen no concertaban en género y número con los sustantivos.The articles I wrote on the exam didn't agree in number and gender with the nouns.
4. (music)
a. to be in tune
En cuanto los instrumentos concierten estaremos listos para tocar.As soon as the instruments are in tune we will be ready to play.
5. (to coincide)
a. to add up
Si los datos no conciertan, hay que analizar dónde radica el problema.If the facts don't add up, you need to find out what the origin of the problem is
b. to agree
Las cuentas que hizo mi gestor no concertaban con las mías.The calculations my manager did didn't agree with mine.
concertarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
6. (to coincide)
a. to agree
Míriam y Tomás se concertaron para darme un susto cuando entrara.Miriam and Tomas agreed to give me a fright when I came in.
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concertar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (precio)
a. to agree on
2. (cita)
a. to arrange
3. (pacto)
a. to reach
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (concordar)
a. to tally
b. to fit in
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concertar
transitive verb
1 [+entrevista] to arrange; set up
concertar una cita to arrange o make an appointment
quisiera concertar una cita con el dermatólogo concertar una cita/entrevista con el director del periódico hemos concertado una entrevista con el director para el sábado para concertar visitas al palacio diríjase a la taquilla
2 [+salario, precio] to agree (on)
una reunión para concertar el precio del petróleo no han vendido la casa porque aún no han concertado el precio el 35% cree que las posibilidades de concertar la paz con la OLP son "bajas" todo lo que sea concertar ideas es positivo
[+póliza, seguro] to take out
también existe la posibilidad de concertar un seguro de vida adicional Conde habría concertado tres pólizas que cubren hasta un límite de casi 10.000 millones de pesetas
concertar un acuerdo to reach an agreement; han concertado una estrategia they have agreed (on) a strategy
no se ha podido concertar una estrategia común entre los dos países concertaron la venta en 40 millones de pesetas han concertado con los sindicatos una mejora salarial
hemos concertado suprimir dos puntos del acuerdo we have agreed to delete two points from the agreement; le concertaron matrimonio cuando tenía diez años they arranged her marriage when she was ten years old
3 (Música) (armonizar) [+voces] to harmonize; [+instrumentos] to tune (up);
intransitive verb
1 [+cifras, datos] to agree; match (up)
estas noticias no conciertan con las mías
2 (Lingüística) to agree
3 (Música) [+voces] to harmonize; [+instrumentos] to be in tune
pronominal verb
concertarse
concertarse para hacer algo to agree to do sth
los testigos se concertaron para declarar lo mismo
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