put in(
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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 insert)
a. poner
My coffee is bitter. Can you put in some sugar?Mi café está amargo. ¿Puedes ponerle azúcar?
b. meter
Put in your head and see if there's anybody in the store.Mete la cabeza para ver si hay alguien en la tienda.
c. agregar
It's a pretty serious subject. You should put a few jokes in.Es un tema bastante serio. Debes agregar unos chistes.
2. (to submit)
a. presentar
Yuridia put in a request for time off to see the doctor.Yuridia presentó una solicitud de tiempo para ir al médico.
3. (to install)
a. instalar
Salvador decided to put air conditioning in his house.Salvador decidió instalar aire acondicionado en su casa.
b. poner
We put in some showers next to the pool so people can rinse off.Pusimos unas regaderas al lado de la piscina para que la gente se pueda enjuagar.
4. (to plant)
a. plantar
The gardeners put 800 poinsettias in the neighborhood park for Christmas.Los jardineros plantaron 800 flores de nochebuena en el parque de la colonia para la Navidad.
b. sembrar
Put in the seeds after any danger of frost has passed.Siembra las semillas después que haya pasado todo peligro de helada.
5. (to interject)
a. interponer
"This soup is cold," said Mary. "And too salty!" put in Enrique."Esta sopa está fría," dijo Mary. "¡Y muy salada!" interpuso Enrique.
6.
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(to dedicate)
a. dedicar
If you want to get in shape, you have to put in time working out.Si quieres ponerte en forma, tienes que dedicar tiempo a hacer ejercicio.
b. trabajar
As an accountant, Gustavo has to put in a lot of hours this time of year.Como contador, Gustavo tiene que trabajar muchas horas en esta temporada del año.
c. invertir
Rodolfo put time, money, and effort into making his business a success.Rodolfo invirtió tiempo, dinero y esfuerzo para hacer un éxito de su negocio.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
7. (nautical)
a. hacer escala
The cruise put in at Puerto Vallarta on the way to Panama.El crucero hizo escala en Puerto Vallarta rumbo a Panamá.
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put in
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. (install)
a. poner, instalar
2. (claim, protest)
a. presentar
to p in a (good) word for somebodydecir algo en favor de alguien
3. (time, work)
a. invertir, dedicar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (ship)
a. atracar, hacer escala
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put in
transitive verb
1 (inside box, drawer, room) meter
she packed the camera but forgot to put the film in cogió la cámara pero se le olvidó (meter) la película; he put his head in at the window metió la cabeza por la ventana; I'll put some more sugar in voy a poner más azúcar
Typical! She packed two rolls of film but forgot to put the camera in put some more sugar in if it's not sweet enough for you
2 (plant) [+plants] plantar; [+seeds] sembrar
3 (to garage, repair shop) [+car]
I've put the car in for repairs he llevado el coche a que lo reparen
4 (install) [+central heating, double glazing] instalar; poner
we've just had central heating put in they're coming tomorrow to put the double glazing in
5 (include) (in book, speech) incluir; (add) agregar
why don't you put a few jokes in? ¿por qué no incluyes algunos chistes?; did you put in your reasons for wanting to go? ¿pusiste or incluiste las razones por las que quieres irte?
6 (interject) interponer
"I can't go either," put in James —yo tampoco puedo ir —interpuso James
"She had something to eat before we left," Cecil put in anxiously
7 (submit) [+request] presentar
the Ministry ordered 50 copies and later put in a request for a dozen more
to put in a claim for damages/expenses presentar una demanda por daños/gastos
to put sb in for an award proponer a algn para un premio
to put one's name in for sth inscribirse para algo
to put in a plea of not guilty declararse inocente
8 (Pol) [+party, government, candidate] elegir; votar a
if the voters decide to put a Labour government in... the French preferred the system of direct rule, putting in their own governors
9 (devote, expend) [+time] dedicar
she puts in an hour a day at the piano le dedica al piano una hora al día; I've put in a lot of time on it le he dedicado mucho tiempo a esto; he empleado mucho tiempo en esto; I put in a couple of hours gardening dediqué un par de horas a trabajar en el jardín; me pasé un par de horas trabajando en el jardín
he's put in so much time and energy, the least he deserves is some recognition for his efforts I put in 2 hours reading
10 (work) trabajar
can you put in a few hours at the weekend? ¿puede trabajar unas horas el fin de semana?; he puts in at least 40 hours a week trabaja por lo menos 40 horas a la semana; you've put in a good day's work has trabajado bien hoy
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
(Náut) hacer escala;at en
it's due to put in at Aden before arriving at Basra to put in to a port
verb:transitive:plus_preposition
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