sign up
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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)
a. inscribirse
Why don't you sign up for a course in Spanish?¿Por qué no te inscribes a un curso de español?
b. apuntarse
I signed up for a Pilates class every Monday.Me apunté a clases de pilates los lunes.
c. anotarse (River Plate)
Have you signed up for Dr. Reynolds' monthly seminar?¿Te has anotado al seminario mensual del doctor Reynolds?
d. alistarse (military)
Many young men signed up when the government declared war.Muchos jóvenes se alistaron cuando el gobierno declaró la guerra.
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
2. (to register)
a. apuntar
Can you sign me up for the school trip? I can't be there on Monday.¿Me puedes apuntar para el viaje escolar? No puedo ir el lulnes.
b. inscribir
I've signed Judy and Emma up at ballet school.He inscrito a Judy y Emma en la escuela de ballet.
3. (military)
a. reclutar
They needed to sign up as many men as possible for this war.Para esta guerra, necesitaban reclutar el mayor número posible de hombres.
4. (to hire)
a. contratar
The language services company has signed up over 100 interpreters this year.La empresa de servicios lingüísticos ha contratado a más de 100 intérpretes este año.
b. fichar (sports)
They've signed up two new players for the new season.Han fichado a dos jugadores nuevos para la nueva temporada.
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sign up
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (register)
a. apuntarse
2. (soldier)
a. alistarse
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sign up
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
(be recruited) (as employee) firmar un contrato; (register) registrarse; (Mil) alistarse; (Dep) [+player] fichar;with, for por
he signed up as a steward with P&O Lines by 1930 he was more than ready to sign up with RKO at $750 per week increase your chances of finding a job by signing up with a variety of employment agencies We urge you to sign up for the free, no-obligation membership card many people don't know what they are commiting themselves to when they sign up they are hoping many workers will sign up for early retirement to sign up with a dating/modelling agency Eddie wanted to sign up to go to Vietnam
to sign up for a course inscribirse en un curso
he had signed up for a driving course Children can sign up for morning or afternoon programs of activities I was one of the first to sign up for a bread-baking class only two students signed up for the seminar
transitive verb
[+employee] contratar; (Dep) [+player] fichar; contratar; (Mil) [+soldier] reclutar
the party desperately needed to sign up new members el partido necesitaba conseguir urgentemente nuevos afiliados
he saw the song's potential and persuaded the company to sign her up two years out of art school, he has been signed up by a leading gallery in the West End they have signed up two new players this season Nike may have fouled-up again # after signing up England soccer star Ian Wright
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