enfilar

enfilar(
ehn
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fee
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lahr
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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 put in a line)
a. to line up
Martín enfiló las 120 fichas de dominó a través de la sala de estar y tumbó el primero para ver el efecto.Martin lined up the 120 dominoes across the living room and toppled the first one to see the effect.
b. to put in a row
El entrenador enfiló los conos y los jugadores los zigzagueaban.The coach put the cones in a row and the players zigzagged between them.
2. (to direct)
a. to aim
Los franceses enfilaron los cañones hacia la torre de la izquierda.The French aimed the cannons at the left tower.
3. (to pass thread through)
a. to thread
El artesano me enseñó a enfilar las cuentas de una pulsera.The craftsman taught me how to thread the beads of a bracelet.
b. to string
Enfilé dos perlas más en el collar.I strung two more pearls onto the collar.
4. (to go straight down)
a. to go straight along
El coche fugitivo enfiló la autopista que llevaba al desierto.The fugitive car went straight along the highway that led to the desert.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (to go to; used with "hacia")
a. to head for
El borracho salió del bar y enfiló hacia su casa.The drunk man left the bar and headed for his house.
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enfilar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (camino)
a. to go o head straight along
2. (arma)
a. to aim
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (general)
a.
enfilar haciato go o head straight toward
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enfilar
transitive verb
1 (Mil) to rake with fire
2 (colocar en fila) to line up; put in a row
3 (ensartar) to thread
4 [+calle] to go straight along; go straight down
el piloto trató de enfilar la pista the pilot tried to line up with the runway
5 (apuntar) [+pistola, cañón] to aim; train on
6 (dirigir) [+tema, asunto] to direct
enfilaron todo el negocio para su conveniencia han enfilado todas las protestas contra la dirección de la empresa tenemos que comenzar a enfilar el tema de los emigrantes ilegales
el gobierno ya tiene enfilada la nueva ley de televisión digital the government has already got the new act on digital TV ready
7 (coger manía a)
tener enfilado a algn to have it in for sb (familiar)
El juez Baltasar Garzón tiene enfilado a al ex-ministro Barrionuevo la profesora tenía enfilado a Juan porque era muy contestón en clase
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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