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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to make larger)
a. agrandar
They knocked down a wall to enlarge their living room.Tumbaron una pared para agrandar la sala de estar.
b. ampliar
We bought the lot behind us and enlarged our yard.Compramos el lote de atrás y ampliamos el jardín.
c. extender
Gary joined a club to try to enlarge his circle of friends.Gary se inscribió en un club para intentar extender su círculo de amigos.
d. dilatar
Amanda's teenage acne enlarged her pores.El acné de adolescente de Amanda dilató sus poros.
2. (to reproduce in larger form)
a. ampliar
When Jeremy enlarged the photo, it looked grainy. The original resolution wasn't high enough.Cuando Jeremy amplió la foto, se veía granulada. La resolución original no era lo suficientemente alta.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to become larger)
a. agrandarse
If I eat all of that, I'm afraid my stomach will enlarge so much I'll fall over.Si me como todo eso, me temo que mi estómago se agrandará tanto que me caeré.
b. aumentarse
The spaces between the cells may be enlarging, thereby allowing fluids to pass through.Puede ser que los espacios entre las células se estén aumentando permitiendo así que pasen fluidos.
4. (to go into detail)
a. extenderse
Seeing the look of intrigue on their faces, the speaker decided to enlarge on the subject.Al ver la expresión de intriga en las caras, el orador decidió extenderse en el tema.
b. entrar en detalles
It would really help me understand if you could enlarge on that.Realmente me ayudaría a entender si pudieras entrar en detalles sobre eso.
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enlarge
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (make larger)
a. ampliar, agrandar
2. (photograph)
a. ampliar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a. ampliarse, agrandarse
to enlarge (up)on somethingexplicar algo más detalladamente
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enlarge [ɪnˈlɑːdʒ]
transitive verb
(Fot) ampliar; (Med) dilatar; [+house, business, circle of friends] ampliar; extender;
intransitive verb
1 extenderse; aumentarse
2
to enlarge (up)on (explain) entrar en detalles sobre
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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