single out

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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. (general)
a. señalar
The nutritionist singled out processed foods as a leading cause of illness.El nutricionista señaló los alimentos procesados como una causa importante de enfermedades.
b. distinguir
Patricia was singled out for her contributions to the company.Patricia fue distinguida por sus contribuciones a la compañía.
c. elegir
The professor singles out a few exceptional students every semester.El profesor elige a unos cuantos estudiantes excepcionales cada semestre.
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single out
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. (general)
a. señalar, distinguir
she was singled out for special praisefue distinguida con una mención especial
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single out
transitive verb
(choose) elegir; (distinguish) hacer resaltar
he was singled out to lead the team fue elegido para ser capitán del equipo
I was singled out for punishment
to single out plants entresacar plantas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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