concurrir

concurrir(
kohng
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koo
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rreer
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to turn out)
a. to attend
El Presidente y la primera dama concurrieron a la gala.The President and the first lady attended the gala.
b. to go
Mis padres no pudieron concurrir al concierto de música clásica porque se habían ido de viaje.My parents couldn't go to the classical concert because they were out of town.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to participate)
a. to take part
No pude concurrir al torneo de tenis porque estaba lesionado.I couldn't take part in the tennis tournament because I was injured.
b. to run (for a position)
Domínguez concurrió como candidato a la presidencia tres veces, pero nunca ganó.Dominguez ran for president three times, but never won.
c. to compete (in a competition)
La famosa pianista argentina concurrió al Concurso internacional de piano Chopin.The famous Argentinean pianist competed in the International Chopin Piano Competition.
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to unite)
a. to come together
La calidad y el sabor distintivo concurren en este buen vino.Quality and distinctive flavors come together in this fine wine.
b. to contribute
La escasez de suministros y el clima adverso concurrieron a la derrota y retirada del ejército invasor.The shortage of supplies and the adverse weather contributed to the defeat and retreat of the invader army.
c. to combine
Factores tanto externos como internos concurrieron para generar esta recesión.Both external and internal factors combined to bring about this recession.
4.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to cross)
a. to meet
Las calles Callao y Libertad no concurren; son paralelas.The streets Callao and Libertad don't meet; they are parallel.
b. to converge
Las avenidas concurren en la estación de tren.The avenues converge at the train station.
5.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to accord)
a. to agree
Si bien tenemos puntos de vista opuestos, concurrimos en este tema.Although we have opposing points of view, we agree on this subject.
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concurrir
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (reunirse)
a.
concurrir a algoto go to something, to attend something
2. (influir)
a. to contribute
3. (participar)
a.
concurrir ato take part in, to compete in
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concurrir
intransitive verb
1 (acudir)
concurrir a algo to attend sth; cien personas concurrieron a la subasta a hundred people attended the auction; diez millones de votantes concurrirán a las urnas ten million voters will go to the polls
2 (participar) to take part
al certamen podrá concurrir el que lo desee anyone who wishes may take part in the competition; tres bailarinas concurren al premio three dancers are competing for the prize; todos los partidos que concurren a las elecciones all parties taking part in the election; concurre como candidato a la presidencia he's running as a candidate for the presidency
3 (combinarse)
concurrieron los factores necesarios para la desertificación the necessary factors for desertification were present
dadas las circunstancias que concurren en el presente caso
si concurren las circunstancias siguientes given o in the following circumstances; en ella concurren las mejores cualidades she combines the best qualities; concurrir en algo: numerosos factores concurren en el éxito de esta empresa many factors combine to make this company a success; concurrir a algo: las circunstancias que concurrieron a la ruina del campo the circumstances that combined to bring about the demise of the countryside; the circumstances that contributed to the demise of the countryside
4 (confluir) [+ríos, calles] to meet; converge
en ese punto concurren tres caminos vecinales
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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