marry
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marry(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to take as wife or husband)
a. casarse con
He asked her to marry him and she said no. Le pidió que se casara con él y ella dijo que no.
2. (to join in marriage)
a. casar
The priest married them in a small church outside the town.El cura los casó en una pequeña iglesia fuera de la ciudad.
3. (to combine)
a. casar
His style of music marries the rhythm of the 50s with contemporary trends.Su estilo de música casa el ritmo de los 50 con las tendencias actuales.
b. unir
The design of my office marries zen and energy, so I can work hard but in a peaceful way.La decoración de mi oficina une lo zen y lo enérgico para poder trabajar duro, pero tranquila.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to take as wife or husband)
a. casarse
She got divorced from her husband but I've heard that they're going to marry again.Se divorció de su marido pero he oído que van a casarse de nuevo.
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marry
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (get married to)
a. casarse con
2. (of priest, parent)
a. casar
will you marry me?¿te quieres casar conmigo?
3. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
he's married to his jobes esclavo de su trabajo
4. (combine)
a. casar, combinar
a style which marries the traditional and the modernun estilo que combina lo tradicional con lo moderno
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (general)
a. casarse
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marry [ˈmærɪ]
transitive verb
1 (take in marriage) casarse con
to be married to sb estar casado con algn
She's married to an Englishman
we have been married for 14 years llevamos 14 años (de) casados; to marry money casarse con alguien de dinero
2 (give or join in marriage) casar
they were married by the village priest los casó el cura del pueblo; he has three daughters to marry (off) tiene tres hijas por casar
3 conjugar; aunar
a style which marries beauty and practicality un estilo que conjuga or aúna belleza y pragmatismo; he's married to his job vive por y para el trabajo; vive para trabajar or para el trabajo
intransitive verb
(also get married) casarse
to marry again volver a casarse; casarse en segundas nupcias; to marry beneath one casarse con alguien de rango inferior; to marry into a rich family emparentar con una familia rica; to marry into the peerage casarse con alguien de la nobleza
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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