resolver
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resolver(
reh
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zal
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vuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el que resuelva
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la que resuelva
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Because of her diplomatic abilities, Elena is known as the resolver of disputes in the office.Debido a sus habilidades diplomáticas, Elena se conoce como la que resuelva los conflictos de la oficina.
b. el que soluciona
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la que soluciona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Dan is the resolver. If you can't come to a compromise, call him.Dan es el que soluciona. Si no puedes llegar a una solución intermedia, llámalo.
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resolver
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resolver(
rreh
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sohl
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behr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to find a solution for)
a. to solve
No sé cómo resolver el problema.I don't know how to solve the problem.
2. (to determine)
a. to decide
El tribunal resolvió el asunto de forma unánime.The tribunal decided the matter unanimously.
b. to settle
Los soldados echaron a cara o cruz para resolver la cuestión de quién tomaría la primera guardia.The soldiers tossed a coin to settle the issue of who would take the first watch.
c. to resolve
El condado va a resolver la disputa de propiedad entre los vecinos.The county will resolve the property dispute between the neighbors.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to decide)
a. to rule
El juez resolvió a favor de la empleada.The judge ruled in favor of the employee.
resolverse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
4. (to make a decision)
a. to decide
Se resolvieron por viajar alrededor del mundo en la luna de miel.They decided to travel around the world on their honeymoon.
b. to make up one's mind
Cuando salió de la cárcel, se resolvió a nunca volver a cometer ningún delito.When he got out of jail, he made up his mind to never commit another crime.
c. to resolve
Se resolvió a hacer ejercicio todos los días por el resto de la vida.He resolved to exercise every day for the rest of his life.
5. (to work out)
a. to be resolved
El asunto se resolvió sin ningún esfuerzo de mi parte.The matter was resolved without any effort on my part.
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resolver
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (solucionar; duda, crisis)
a. to resolve
2. (problema, caso)
a. to solve
3. (decidir)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
resolver hacer algoto decide to do something
4. (partido, disputa, conflicto)
a. to settle
una canasta en el último segundo resolvió el partido a favor del equipo visitantea basket in the last second of the game secured victory for the visitors
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
5. (solucionarse; duda, crisis)
a. to be resolved
6. (problema, caso)
a. to be solved
el secuestro se resolvió con la liberación de los rehenesthe hijacking was resolved o brought to an end with the release of the hostages
7. (decidirse)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
resolverse a hacer algoto decide to do something
8. (terminar)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
el huracán se resolvió en una tormenta tropicalthe hurricane ended up as a tropical storm
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resolverresuelto (participio_de_pasado)
transitive verb
1 [+problema] to solve; [+duda] to settle; [+asunto] to decide; settle; [+crimen] to solve
crimen sin resolver unsolved crime
2 (Química) to dissolve
3 [+cuerpo de materiales] to analyse; divide up; resolve;en into
intransitive verb
1 (juzgar) to rule; decide
resolver a favor de algn to rule o decide in sb's favour
2 (decidirse por)
resolver hacer algo to resolve to do sth
pronominal verb
resolverse
1 [+problema] to resolve itself; work out
2 (decidir) to decide; make up one's mind
resolverse a hacer algo to resolve to do sth; resolverse por algo to decide on sth; hay que resolverse por el uno o el otro you'll have to make up your mind one way or the other
3
resolverse en to be transformed into; todo se resolvió en una riña más it all came down to one more quarrel
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