be connected

be connected(
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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 be related)
a. estar conectado
The police think that the murder is connected to the rash of burglaries in the neighborhood.La policía piensa que el homicidio está conectado con la racha de robos en el barrio.
b. estar relacionado
Your grades aren't connected to your intelligence. They are connected to your work ethic.Tus notas no están relacionadas con tu inteligencia. Están relacionadas con tu ética laboral.
2. (to be linked)
a. estar unido
The bathroom is connected to my bedroom.El baño está unido a mi dormitorio.
3. (to have many contacts)
a. estar enchufado
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Carlos is not a hard worker. He only got the promotion because he is connected.Carlos no es buen trabajador. Consiguió el ascenso solo porque está enchufado.
b. estar relacionado
Ask Mr. Iglesias to help you find a new job. He is connected.Pídele al Sr. Iglesias que te ayude a encontrar un nuevo trabajo. Está relacionado.
4. (to have a connection)
a. estar conectado
Why isn't your computer connected? - I don't have Wi-Fi in my house.¿Por qué no está conectada tu computadora? - No tengo Wi-Fi en mi casa.
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