point to

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point to(
poynt
 
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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. (to show by moving one's finger)
a. señalar
The boy pointed to the tallest men in the line-up.El chico señaló al hombre más alto de la rueda de reconocimiento.
b. señalar con el dedo
"Where is he?" I whispered. The woman pointed to the closet."¿Dónde está?" susurré. La mujer señaló con el dedo el armario.
2. (to be aimed in a certain direction)
a. indicar
We wanted to go north, so we followed the direction the compass pointed to.Queríamos ir al norte, así que seguimos la dirección que indicaba la brújula.
b. marcar
The hour hand pointed to 6.La manecilla de la hora marcaba las 6.
c. apuntar a
The artillery guns were pointing to the enemy lines.Los cañones de artillería apuntaban a las líneas enemigas.
3. (to aim in a certain direction)
a. apuntar a
The soldiers pointed their guns to the sky and fired.Los soldados apuntaron sus armas al cielo y dispararon.
4. (to give directions to get to)
a. indicar el camino a
Can you point me to the train station, please?¿Me puede indicar el camino a la estación de tren, por favor?
b. indicar cómo llegar a
A young lady pointed me to the principal's office.Una joven me indicó cómo llegar a la oficina del director.
5. (to be a sign of)
a. indicar
Everything points to a faster recovery as the world economy gathers momentum.Todo indica que habrá una rápida recuperación ahora que la economía mundial cobra impulso.
b. apuntar a
I know you're innocent, but all the evidence point to you.Sé que eres inocente, pero todas las pruebas te apuntan a ti.
6. (to mention)
a. apuntar
Meg finished her presentantion. Then Chuck spoke and pointed to a few flaws in the project.Meg terminó su presentación. Entonces habló Chuck y apuntó algunos fallos del proyecto.
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