tildar
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tildar(
teel
-
dahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (grammar)
a. to put an accent on
Mi nombre es "Martín". Te olvidaste de tildar la "i".My name is "Martín." You forgot to put an accent on the "i."
b. to put a tilde over
Si tildas la "n" en "cano", el significado de la palabra cambia.If you put a tilde over the "n" in "cano," the meaning of the word changes.
2. (to label)
a. to brand
La prensa tildó al político de "dictador fascista".The press branded the politician a "fascist dictator."
b. to call
Mis amigos me tildaron de cobarde porque no me animé a probar la comida picante.My friends called me a coward because I didn't dare to try the spicy food.
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tildar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
tildar a alguien de algoto brand o call somebody something
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tildar
transitive verb
1 (acusar)
tildar a algn de racista to brand sb (as) a racist; le tildaron de vago they dismissed him as lazy; they called him lazy
2 (Tipografía) (gen) to put an accent on; (sobre la n) to put a tilde over
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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