enlazarse
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enlazarse(
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lah
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sahr
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seh
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A reciprocal verb is a verb that indicates that two or more subjects perform an action on each other (e.g. Ellos se abrazan.).
1. (to join together)
a. to become linked
Los dos átomos de hidrógeno se enlazan, formando una molécula.The two hydrogen atoms become linked, forming a molecule.
b. to become connected
Los cromosomas se forman cuando se enlazan dos cromátidas hermanas.Chromosomes are created when two sister chromatids become connected.
2. (to marry)
a. to get married
Matías y Lucía se enlazaron tras dos años de convivencia.Matias and Lucia got married two years after moving together.
enlazar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to join)
a. to link
Enlazando sus ideas, llegó a una conclusión elegante para el ensayo.She arrived at an elegant conclusion to the essay by linking her ideas.
b. to connect
Esta autopista enlaza Buenos Aires con Rosario.This highway connects Buenos Aires to Rosario.
4. (to bind together)
a. to tie
El sheriff enlazó al bandido a un poste.The sheriff tied the bandit to a post.
b. to tie together
Los secuestradores le enlazaron las manos y los pies.The kidnappers tied his hands and feet together.
5. (to catch with a lasso)
a. to lasso
El gaucho enlazó a la yegua y la llevó al establo.The gaucho lassoed the mare and took her to the stable.
b. to rope
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El vaquero enlazó a la ternera para marcarla.The cowboy roped the calf for branding.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to join)
a. to connect
Este tren enlaza con el ferri en Callao.This train connects with the ferry at Callao.
b. to link up
El subte enlaza con el autobús que lleva al aeropuerto.The subway links up with the airport bus.
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enlazar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
enlazar algo ato tie something up to
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (trenes)
a. to connect
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (general)
a. to become linked
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enlazar
transitive verb
1 (unir con lazos) to bind together; (atar) to tie
2 [+ideas] to link; connect
3 (Latinoamérica) to lasso
intransitive verb
[+tren, vuelo] to connect; [+carretera] to link (up)
la carretera nacional 543 enlaza con la autovía de Andalucía a su paso por Montoro
[+idea, movimiento] to meet; link (up);con with
el modernismo enlaza directamente con el romanticismo del siglo diecinueve la idea de la modernización de España por la educación enlaza con los principios de la Ilustración francesa
pronominal verb
enlazarse [+ciudades] to become linked; [+ideas] to be connected; [+novios] to get married; [+dos familias] to become related by marriage
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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