entregar a
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entregar a
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 give the authorities information about or control of)
a. to turn in
Descuida, no le diré nada a la policía. Jamás entregaría a un hermano.Don't worry, I won't tell the police. I'd never turn a brother in.
b. to turn ... in to
Tras capturarlo, los vecinos entregaron al ladrón a la policía.After catching him, the neighbors turned the thief in to the police.
2. (to hand in or over to)
a. to turn ... in to
¿Recuperaste tu billetera? - Sí. Alguien se la entregó al recepcionista del hotel.Did you get your wallet back? - Yes. Someone turned it in to the hotel receptionist.
b. to submit ... to
Toda la documentación deberá ser entregada a esta universidad antes del 31 de agosto.All the documentation must be submitted to the university by August 31.
c. to give
El mensajero entregó a mi madre un enorme paquete.The courier gave my mom a huge package.
d. to release (prisoners)
Poco a poco, los secuestradores entregarán a los rehenes.The hijackers will gradually release the hostages.
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