poner en marcha
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poner en marcha(
poh
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nehr
 
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mahr
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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 switch on)
a. to start
Introduzca la llave y ponga en marcha el motor.Put the key in and start the engine.
b. to start up
Al poner en marcha la máquina de nuevo, la luz roja se pone verde.The red light turns to green when the machine is started up again.
c. to turn on
Cerciórese de que el electrodoméstico está conectado a la red antes de ponerlo en marcha.Make sure the appliance is plugged in before you turn it on.
2. (to begin)
a. to start
Amelia está decidida a poner en marcha su propio negocio.Amelia is determined to start her own business.
b. to start up
El bajista puso en marcha un nuevo grupo tras la disolución de Megalíticos.The bass player started up a new band after the breakup of Megaliticos.
c. to launch
El Gobierno pondrá en marcha una campaña de concienciación sobre el sida.The government will launch an AIDS awareness campaign.
d. to implement
Todas las partes en conflicto se comprometieron a ayudar a poner en marcha el plan de paz de la ONU.All the warring parties agreed to help to implement the UN peace plan.
e. to set in motion
Una vez puesto en marcha, el proyecto involucrará a más de 150 centros de investigación de todo el mundo.Once the project is set in motion, it will involve over 150 research centers around the world.
f. to put into place
Las empresas tienen la responsabilidad de poner en marcha las normas de salud y seguridad en el trabajo.Companies are responsible for putting into place regulations concerning health and safety at work.
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