izar

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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to raise
Después de tres días a media asta, volvieron a izar del todo la bandera.After three days at half mast, the flag was fully raised again.
b. to hoist
Los marineros izaron las velas para aprovechar el viento fuerte.The sailors hoisted the sails to take advantage of the strong wind.
c. to run up
Para izar la bandera, hay que tirar de estas cuerdas.You have to pull these ropes to run up the flag.
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izar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to raise, to hoist
izar
transitive verb
[+bandera] to hoist; raise; [+velas] to hoist; run up
la bandera está izada the flag is flying
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