poner de relieve
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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 call attention to)
a. to highlight
El incidente ha puesto de relieve las desigualdades sociales que existen en el país.The incident has highlighted the social inequality that exists in the country.
b. to emphasize
Su trabajo de investigación pone de relieve la relación entre la alimentación y la salud.Her research emphasizes the relationship between diet and health.
c. to emphasise (United Kingdom)
El ministro puso de relieve la importancia de mantenerse dentro de la legalidad.The minister emphasised the importance of complying with the legislation.
d. to stress
Me gustaría poner de relieve los beneficios que este proyecto puede aportar a nuestra comunidad.I'd like to stress the benefits that this project can contribute to our community.
ponerse de relieve
A pronominal verb phrase combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Se dio cuenta del problema.)
pronominal verb phrase
2. (to become apparent)
a. to become obvious
La total falta de acuerdo entre ambas partes se puso de relieve ya en el primer día de las negociaciones.The absolute lack of agreement between both parties already became obvious on the first day of the negotiations.
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