sign in

sign in(
sayn
 
ihn
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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
1. (to register one's arrival)
a. registrarse
He had signed in at the hotel under a false name.Se había registrado en el hotel con un nombre falso.
b. firmar el registro al entrar
You have to leave a form of identification at the front desk when you sign in.Cuando firmas el registro al entrar, tienes que dejar algún tipo de identificación en recepción.
2. (to clock in)
a. fichar al entrar
The management decided that we had to sign in and out the office every day.La gerencia decidió que teníamos que fichar todos los días al entrar y al salir de la oficina.
b. marcar tarjeta al entrar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I signed in at 8 am and it's now 8 pm, so I've been working for 12 hours!Marqué tarjeta al entrar a las 8 am y son ahora las 8 pm, ¡así que llevo 12 horas trabajando!
3. (computing)
a. iniciar sesión
You need to sign in to access your account.Necesita iniciar sesión para poder acceder a su cuenta.
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
4. (to gain permission for someone to enter)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I had to sign my friend in at the gym because he's not a member.Tuve que firmar para que dejaran entrar a mi amigo en el gimnasio, porque no es miembro.
Sorry sir, but if you're not a club member, you need a member to sign you in.Lo siento, señor, pero si no es miembro del club, necesita que un miembro firme por usted para poder entrar.
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sign in
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (in factory)
a. fichar
b. marcar tarjeta
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
2. (in hotel)
a. registrarse
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sign in
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
(at hotel) firmar el registro (al entrar); registrarse; (at work) firmar la entrada
He did not sign in at the reception desk
transitive verb
(at club) [+visitor] firmar por
She had lost her free ticket but kicked up such a fuss when she was refused entry that one of the staff signed her in as his guest members may sign in up to three guests
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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