point out
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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 identify)
a. señalar
He pointed out a few landmarks on our way to the capital.Señaló unos puntos de referencia por el camino a la capital.
b. mostrar
The sales representative pointed out the remote ignition on the car.El representante de ventas mostró el arranque remoto del carro.
2. (to make aware of)
a. señalar
I would like to point out that you were initially against the proposal.Quisiera señalar que inicialmente estabas en contra de la propuesta.
b. hacer notar
Her teacher pointed out to her that she wouldn't get any better at the piano without practicing.Su maestro le hizo notar que no tocaría el piano mejor sin practicar.
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point out
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. (error)
a. hacer notar, indicar
2. (fact)
a. recalcar
to p something/somebody out (to somebody)señalar algo/a alguien (a alguien)
to p out to somebody the advantages of somethingmostrar a alguien las ventajas de algo
might I p out that…?¿puedo hacer notar que…?
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point out
transitive verb
1 (show) señalar
to point out sth to sb señalar algo a algn
2 (explain) señalar
to point out sb's mistakes señalar los errores de algn; to point out that señalar que; to point out to sb the advantages of a car señalar or hacer notar a algn las ventajas de tener coche; may I point out that ... permítaseme observar que ...
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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