encasillar

encasillar(
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kah
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see
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yahr
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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 categorize)
a. to classify
En la biblioteca encasillan los libros por temática.They classify books by topic in the library.
b. to categorize
Necesito que encasilles esta correspondencia.I need you to categorize this correspondence.
c. to pigeonhole (other people)
No deberías estar encasillando a la gente.You shouldn't be pigeonholing people.
d. to typecast (acting)
La actriz no quiere que la encasillen como la rubia tonta.The actress doesn't want to be typecast as the dumb blonde.
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encasillar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (clasificar)
a. to pigeonhole
2. (theater)
a. to typecast
3. (poner en casillas)
a. to put in a box, to enter into a grid
encasillar
transitive verb
1 (poner en casillas) to pigeonhole; categorize; (clasificar) to classify
no me gusta que me encasillen como escritor romántico I don't like being pigeonholed o categorized as a romantic writer
2 (Teat) to typecast
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