encuadrar
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encuadrar(
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kwah
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drahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to enclose in a frame)
a. to frame
Elige cuáles fotos de la boda quieres encuadrar.Select which wedding pictures you want to frame.
b. to put in a frame
Encuadré la foto de la familia y la colgué en la sala de estar.I put the family picture in a frame and hung it in the living room.
2. (to insert)
a. to fit
El lavaplatos es muy grande, y no logro encuadrarlo debajo del fregadero.The dishwasher is too large, and I can't fit it under the kitchen sink.
3. (to categorize)
a. to classify
Yo encuadraría a la banda como una banda de metal pesado.I'd classify the band as a heavy metal band.
4. (to cover)
a. to contain
Este documento encuadra las posibilidades consideradas en la reunión.This document contains all the possiblities considered at the meeting.
5. (to stage)
a. to frame
El director no encuadró la escena final como decía en el guión.The director framed the final scene differently from what was in the script.
b. to compose
El fotógrafo tomó en cuenta la luz natural cuando encuadró la toma.The photographer took the natural light into account when composing the shot.
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encuadrar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (enmarcar; cuadro, tema)
a. to frame
2. (encerrar)
a. to contain
3. (encajar)
a. to fit
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encuadrar
transitive verb
1 [+pintura] to put in a frame; frame
2 (clasificar) to place; classify
este poeta lo podemos encuadrar dentro de la generacion del 27'
3 (abarcar) to contain
4 (Latinoamérica) (resumir) to summarize; give a synthesis of
5 (Fotografía) to frame
la foto está mal encuadrada the composition of the photo is poor
6 (encajar) to fit; insert;en into
intransitive verb
(S. Cone) to fit; square;con with;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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