deal with

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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to have dealings with)
a. tratar con
Do you deal with your customers personally?¿Trata usted con sus clientes personalmente?
b. atender
Mark, I don't have time to deal with you right now. Please call me later.Mark, no tengo tiempo para atenderte ahora. Por favor, llámame más tarde.
2. (to take care of)
a. ocuparse de
Troops were sent to deal with the insurgent situation.Se enviaron tropas para que se ocuparan de la situación de insurgencia.
b. encargarse de
The exterminator came today to deal with the cockroaches problem.El fumigador vino hoy a encargarse del problema de las cucarachas.
c. tratar con
As a teacher, sometimes I have to deal with difficult students.Como maestra, a veces tengo que tratar con alumnos difíciles.
d. lidiar con
A psychologist will help you deal with your personal crisis.Un psicólogo te ayudará a lidiar con tu crisis personal.
e. manejar
I cannot deal with this level of stress anymore. I need vacations.Ya no puedo manejar este nivel de estrés. Necesito vacaciones.
3. (to solve)
a. resolver
I managed to deal with the problem. Feel free to call me if you need my help again.Pude resolver el problema. Puedes llamarme si necesitas mi ayuda otra vez.
4. (to be about)
a. tratar de
My new book deals with depression and anxiety.Mi nuevo libro trata de la depresión y la ansiedad.
5. (to accept)
a. asumir
Sometimes we just have to deal with the fact that life doesn't always go our way.A veces hay que asumir que la vida no siempre nos sonríe.
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deal with
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (be about; subject)
a. tratar
2. (handle; complaint, problem)
a. ocuparse de
I know how to d with himsé cómo tratarlo
I'll d with you laterya hablaremos tú y yo después
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deal with
intransitive verb
1 (have dealings with) tratar con
you're dealing with professionals here ahora estás tratando con profesionales; they deal a lot with the Far East hacen mucho negocio or comercian mucho con el Extremo Oriente; we don't deal with hostage takers no negociamos con secuestradores
I've always enjoyed dealing with him be careful, you're dealing with hardened criminals here the South African government is now dealing with the ANC
2 (handle, cope with) [+problem, task] ocuparse de; encargarse de; [+difficult person] manejar; tratar; (attend to) [+customer, order, application, complaint] atender
as we have so many applications to deal with, you will only be notified if you are shortlisted
[+person] manejar; tratar
he deals with all the paperwork él se ocupa or se encarga de todo el papeleo; don't worry, I'm dealing with it no te preocupes, ya me ocupo or encargo de ello; my boss will deal with you from now on a partir de ahora mi jefe será quien le atienda; she knows how to deal with difficult customers sabe (cómo) manejar or tratar a los clientes difíciles; she's not easy to deal with tiene un carácter difícil; the way that banks deal with complaints la forma en que los bancos atienden las quejas; I'll deal with your questions afterwards contestaré (a) sus preguntas después; we teach people how to deal with stress enseñamos a la gente a lidiar con el estrés
to know how to deal with sb he's not easy to deal with he said the agreement would allow other problems to be dealt with my boss will deal with you from now on she tried hypnotherapy to help her deal with fear he dealt with his captivity by staying angry dealing with stress
3 (sort out, solve) [+problem] solucionar; resolver; [+emotion] superar
have you dealt with that paperwork yet? ¿has resuelto todo el papeleo ya?; ¿has terminado ya todo el papeleo?; don't worry, I've dealt with it no te preocupes, ya lo he or tengo solucionado; I'll see that the problem is dealt with yo me ocuparé de que se solucione or se resuelva el problema; he couldn't deal with his jealousy no podía superar los celos que sentía; I'll deal with you later! (rebuke, punish) ¡luego me encargaré de ti!; anyone who disobeys will be severely dealt with cualquiera que desobedezca será tratado con mucha severidad
the judge dealt leniently with him to deal severely/leniently with sb she dealt with her children severely
4 (be about) [+book, film] tratar de
the parts of his book which deal with contemporary Paris
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