engage in

engage in(
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 do)
a. participar en
Employees are prohibited from engaging in any activities that would not reflect well on the company.Se prohíbe que los empleados participen en cualquier actividad que dé una mala imagen a la empresa.
b. dedicarse a
Professors are expected to engage in enrichment activities with students outside the classroom.Se espera que los profesores se dediquen a actividades de enriquecimiento con alumnos fuera de las clases.
c. estar involucrado en
I've heard that he was engaged in some sort of illicit trading several years ago.Escuché que estaba involucrado en algún tipo de comercio ilícito hace años.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I don't engage in discussions with proselytizing fantastics.No hablo con fanáticos proselitistas.
Please wait until the speech is over to engage in conversation with your neighbors.Por favor, esperen hasta que termine el discurso para entablar conversaciones con sus prójimos.
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