identify
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identify(
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dehn
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tih
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fay
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to recognize)
a. identificar
For a chance to win, you must correctly identify these two plants.Para poder ganar, debes identificar correctamente estas dos plantas.
2. (to discover)
a. identificar (problem, need)
I have identified a few areas where you can improve your essay.He identificado algunas secciones de tu ensayo en las que puedes mejorar.
3. (to associate)
a. identificar
The speaker identified feminism with aggressive Western women.El ponente identificó el feminismo con mujeres occidentales agresivas.
4. (to reveal one's identitiy)
a. identificarse
The guard asked the man to identify himself.El guardia le pidió al hombre que se identificara.
5. (to associate oneself)
a. identificarse
When I was growing up, she was a role model I felt I could identify myself with.De joven pensaba que ella era un modelo a seguir con el que me podía identificar.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to relate)
a. identificarse
I can identify with her because we both were children of diplomats serving abroad.Me puedo identificar con ella porque los dos éramos niños de diplomáticos trabajando en el extranjero.
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identify
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. identificar
to identify something with somethingidentificar algo con algo
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to identify with somebody/somethingidentificarse con alguien/algo
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identify [aɪˈdentɪfaɪ]
transitive verb
[+person, problem] identificar
to identify o.s. identificarse; to identify o.s. with identificarse con
intransitive verb
to identify with identificarse con
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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