fit in
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fit in(
fiht
 
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to adapt socially)
a. congeniar
I was worried that my son would be bullied because he didn't fit in with his classmates.Me preocupada que mi hijo sufriera acoso porque no congeniaba con sus compañeros de clase.
b. encajar
Given his terrible attitude, it was no surprise that he didn't fit in with the group.Dada su terrible actitud, no sorprendió a nadie que no encajara en el grupo.
c. amoldarse
It took him a few weeks, but he finally started to fit in at his new job.Le tomó unas semanas, pero finalmente empezó a amoldarse a su nuevo trabajo.
2. (to be in accordance with)
a. concordar
The last section of your dissertation doesn't fit in with the rest of your analysis.La última sección de tu disertación no concuerda con el resto de tu análisis.
b. cuadrar
Any changes to the traffic laws should fit in with the legislation already in place.Todo cambio de las leyes de tráfico debe cuadrar con la legislación ya implementada.
c. corresponder
Your story doesn't fit in with the other accounts that we've heard.Tu historia no corresponde con las demás historias que hemos oído.
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
3. (to be space for)
a. caber
We will have to use your truck, because the supplies won't fit in my car.Tendremos que usar tu camión, porque los suministros no van a caber en mi carro.
4. (to find time for)
a. hacer un hueco
The dentist is busy all afternoon today, but I think I can fit you in tomorrow.El dentista hoy estará ocupado toda la tarde, pero creo que puedo hacerte un hueco mañana.
b. tener tiempo para
There were too many activities to fit in the day.Había demasiadas actividades para tener tiempo para todas.
5. (to find space for)
a. acomodar
I thought the hotel was full, but I think we can fit you in tonight.Creía que el hotel estaba lleno, pero creo que podemos acomodarte esta noche.
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fit 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. (in timetable)
a.
to f somebody inhacer un hueco a alguien
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (go into place)
a. encajar
3. (person)
a.
he just didn't f insimplemente no encajaba bien (en aquel ambiente)
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