no aplica

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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (doesn't put a substance on; third person singular)
a. he doesn't apply (masculine)
¿Pero tú viste el vídeo del masajista? No aplica la loción así.But have you seen the masseur's video? He doesn't apply the lotion like that.
b. she doesn't apply (feminine)
No aplica el maquillaje con la mano, sino con una esponjita.She doesn't apply the makeup with her hand, but with a little sponge instead.
c. doesn't apply
La enfermera no aplica la crema en toda la rodilla, solo en la herida.The nurse doesn't apply the cream on the whole knee, just on the wound.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(don't put a substance on; second person singular)
a. you don't apply
Si no aplica la crema bronceadora uniformemente por todo el cuerpo, le saldrán manchas.If you don't apply the suntan lotion evenly all over your body, you'll get patches.
3. (doesn't implement; third person singular)
a. he doesn't apply (masculine)
Como juez, es muy flexible. No aplica la ley al pie de la letra.As a judge, he's very flexible. He doesn't apply the law to the letter.
b. she doesn't apply (feminine)
Luisa sabe mucho, pero luego no aplica lo que sabe a la vida práctica.Luisa knows a lot, but then she doesn't apply what she knows to everyday life.
c. it doesn't apply
El comité es el que decide, y a veces no aplica una regla si no lo considera oportuno.The commettee decides, and sometimes it doesn't apply a rule if it doen't think it appropriate.
d. doesn't apply
Si el gobierno no aplica pronto nuevas medidas, el país podría sumirse en el caos.If the government doesn't apply new measures soon, the country could plunge into chaos.
4.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(don't implement; second person singular)
a. you don't apply
Si no aplica una estrategia distinta, su proyecto está abocado al fracaso.If you don't apply a different strategy, your project is doomed to failure.
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