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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 rely on)
a. recurrir a
I used to look to my father for advice in situations like this, but since he died, I don't know what to do.Antes recurría a mi padre para pedir consejos en situaciones como esta, pero desde que murió, no sé qué hacer.
b. buscar
When Ellen is feeling sad, she looks to her favorite book of poetry for inspiration.Cuando Ellen se siente triste, busca su libro de poesía favorito para inspirarse.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Angel looks to his wife for comfort in his time of grief.Ángel se dirige a su esposa en busca de consuelo en su hora de aflicción.
I will always love you. You can always look to me for support.Siempre te amaré. Puedes recurrir a mí en busca de apoyo siempre.
2. (to attend to)
a. mirar por
He should look to solving his own problems before telling me what to do.Debería mirar por sus problemas antes de decirme qué hacer.
3. (to think of)
a. mirar hacia
Instead of being depressed after her divorce, Amanda chose to look to the future.En lugar de estar deprimida después de su divorcio, Amanda optó por mirar hacia el futuro.
4. (to hope)
a. esperar
The team is looking to win the championship this year.El equipo está esperando ganar el campeonato este año.
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look to
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. (rely on)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to l to somebody (for something)dirigirse a alguien (en busca de algo)
we must l to the futuredebemos mirar hacia el futuro
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
look to
intransitive verb
1 (turn to) contar con; recurrir a
Many sufferers look to alternative therapies
it's no good looking to me for help es inútil recurrir a mí en busca de ayuda; to look to sb to do sth esperar que algn haga algo; contar con algn para hacer algo
2 (think of)
we must look to the future tenemos que pensar en el futuro or mirar hacia delante
3 (attend to) ocuparse de; mirar por
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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