An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to partly cover each other)
a. superponerse
The ancient site discovered by archeologists overlaps with land owned by the city council.El sitio antiguo que descubrieron los arqueólogos se superpone con terrenos que son propiedad del ayuntamiento.
2. (to coincide in part)
a. coincidir en parte
Our shifts overlap, so we see each other every day.Nuestros turnos coinciden en parte, por lo que nos vemos todos los días.
b. coincidir
We must ensure that the functions of central and local government don't overlap.Debemos asegurar que las funciones del gobierno central y las de la administración municipal no coincidan.
c. tener elementos en común
Our new coach's game plan overlapped with that of our old coach.El plan de juego de nuestro nuevo entrenador tenía elementos en común con el de nuestro antiguo entrenador.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to cover partly)
a. traslapar
For a cleaner design, don't overlap the images.Para un diseño más claro, no traslapes las imágenes.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Layer the bacon in the pan and be careful not to overlap the slices.Acomode el tocino en la sartén en capas, con cuidado de que las lonchas no queden montadas entre sí.
Overlap the apple slices to form a circular pattern.Coloca las rodajas de manzana superponiéndolas parcialmente en forma de círculo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
4. (act of overlapping)
a. la superposición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
You two will be working together because there is some overlap in your responsibilities.Ustedes dos trabajaran juntos porque hay una superposición de sus responsabilidades.
b. el solapamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Although the two parties differ in their views, there is some overlap in their platfoms.Aunque los dos partidos difieran en sus opiniones, hay mucho solapamiento en sus programas.
c. la coincidencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We have updated our standards, but there is an overlap with the former iteration.Hemos actualizado nuestras normas, pero hay una coincidencia con la versión anterior.
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overlap
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of planks, tiles)
a. el superposición f, solapamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (between two areas of work, knowledge)
a. la coincidencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (planks, tiles)
a. superponerse or solaparse
4. (categories, theories)
a. tener puntos en común
5. (periods of time)
a. coincidir
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overlap
[ˈəʊvəlæp]
noun
1 superposición (f) (parcial)
2 coincidencia (f) (parcial)
there is some overlap between the two categories las dos categorías coinciden en parte
[ˌəʊvəˈlæp]
intransitive verb
1 superponerse (parcialmente)
it is made of overlapping strips of bark está hecho de tiras de corteza parcialmente superpuestas
2 coincidir (en parte)
our jobs overlap in some areas nuestros trabajos coinciden en parte
[ˌəʊvəˈlæp]
transitive verb
colocar parcialmente unos sobre otros
overlap the tomato slices as you place them on the plate coloque las rodajas de tomate en la fuente de manera que queden parcialmente cubiertas unas por otras
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