promocionar
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promocionar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to advertise)
a. to promote
Fui al evento a promocionar mis servicios de traducción.I attended the event to promote my translation services.
2. (to give a promotion to)
a. to promote
Mi jefe promocionó a mi compañera y ahora gana mucho más.My boss promoted my coworker and now she earns a lot more.
promocionarse
A reflexive verb is a verb that indicates that the subject performs an action on itself (e.g. Miguel se lava.).
3. (to establish a reputation)
a. to promote oneself
Me promocioné entre mis clientes y ahora gozo de un gran reconocimiento.I promoted myself among my clients and now I have a great recognition.
b. to make a name for oneself
Ana se promocionó gracias a su esfuerzo y buen hacer.Ana made a name for herself thanks to her effort and good work.
c. to be promoted
La empresa se está promocionando en Internet mediante anuncios de Facebook.The company is being promoted on the Internet through Facebook ads.
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
4. (to work one's way up)
a. to get promoted
Presentar un buen informe fue la forma en que Luis logró promocionarse.Presenting a good report was the way Luis managed to get promoted.
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promocionar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to promote
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (general)
a. to put oneself forward, to promote oneself
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promocionar
transitive verb
1 [+producto, artista] to promote
un programa para promocionar a las minorías y a las mujeres
2 [+empleado] to promote
pronominal verb
promocionarse to improve o.s.; better o.s.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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