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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 dress oneself in)
a. ponerse
You need to put on your clothes because it's almost time to go to school.Debes ponerte la ropa porque ya casi es hora de irnos a la escuela.
2. (to apply to the skin)
a. ponerse
You should put on sunblock.Debes ponerte bloqueador solar.
b. aplicarse
I need to put on moisturizer because my skin is so dry.Me tengo que aplicar una crema hidratante porque tengo la piel reseca.
3. (to turn on)
a. prender
Can you put on the heat?¿Puedes prender la calefacción?
b. poner (movie, music, television)
I am going to put on a relaxing song and go to sleep.Voy a poner una canción relajante y dormirme.
4. (to gain in weight)
a. aumentar
He put on two kilos this Christmas.Aumentó dos kilos esta Navidad.
b. subir
Enough cookies! I don't want to put on any more weight.¡Basta de galletas! No quiero subir más de peso.
5. (to perform or produce)
a. presentar
The local theater is putting on "Fiddler on the Roof."El teatro local está presentando "El violinista en el tejado".
b. montar
They put on "Swan Lake" every year.Montan "El lago de los cisnes" todos los años.
6. (to mislead deliberately)
a. engañar
No way! You're putting me on!¡No! ¡Me estás engañando!
7. (to assume)
a. adoptar
She likes to put on an English accent when she's visiting London.Le gusta adoptar el acento inglés cuando está de visita en Londres.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
8. (to be prescribed)
a. prescribir
She was put on antidepressants for a couple of months.Le prescribieron antidepresivos por un par de meses.
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put on
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. (clothes)
a. ponerse
he put his trousers onse puso el pantalón
to p on one's make-upponerse el maquillaje, maquillarse
to p on an actfingir
to p on an accentponer or simular un acento
to p on weightengordar
2. (light, tv, heating)
a. encender
b. prender
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
3. (music, videotape)
a. poner
to p the kettle onponer el agua a hervir
4. (play, show)
a. representar, hacer
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put on
transitive verb
1 [+one's coat, socks, hat] ponerse; [+ointment, cream] ponerse; aplicarse (formal)
she put on her coat and went out I put my coat on
to put on one's make-up ponerse maquillaje; maquillarse
Won't be a minute; I'm just putting on my make-up I haven't put any lipstick on yet when I put my glasses on I seem to hear better let me put some of this cream on your back
2 (add, increase)
he's put on 3 kilos ha engordado 3 kilos
to put on speed acelerar; cobrar velocidad
to put on weight engordar
he has put on a lot of weight ha engordado mucho
3 (organize) [+concert] presentar
The band are hoping to put on a UK show before Christmas
[+exhibition] montar; [+play] representar; poner en escena; [+extra bus, train] poner
we're putting on a play at school last year they put on Julius Caesar British Airways is putting on an extra flight to London tomorrow
we're putting on "Bugsy Malone" vamos a representar "Bugsy Malone"
4 (assume) [+expression, air] adoptar
to put on a French accent fingir (tener) un acento francés
there's no need to put on an act, just be yourself no tienes por qué fingir, sé tú mismo
to put on an innocent expression poner cara de inocente
she's not ill, she's just putting it on no está enferma, es puro teatro or está fingiendo
she put on a show of enthusiasm fingió entusiasmo
the party put on a show of unity el partido presentó una fachada de unidad
to put on a show of resistance sometimes he puts on a foreign accent just to confuse people the party put on a convincing display of unity he's just putting [it] on
5 (Telec)
"is John there, please?" — "I'll put him on" —¿por favor, está John? —le pongo
would you put Mr Brown on, please?
can you put me on to Mr Smith please póngame con or me comunica con el Sr. Smith, por favor; especially (LAm)
6 (switch on, start) [+light, radio] encender; prender; (LAm) [+CD, tape, music] poner
let's go to the other room and put on some music
[+vegetables] (begin to cook) poner (a cocer); (begin to heat) poner (a calentar)
shall I put the heating on? ¿enciendo la calefacción?
I'll put the potatoes on
to put the brakes on frenar; to put the kettle on poner agua a hervir
7 [+clock] adelantar
to put a clock on one hour adelantar un reloj una hora
don't forget to put the clocks on tonight esta noche no olviden adelantar los relojes
8 especially (US) (deceive) engañar
you're putting me on, aren't you? me estás tomando el pelo, ¿verdad?
1 (add to)
the proposal would put 5p on (to) a litre of petrol la propuesta aumentaría en 5 peniques el litro de gasolina; they put £2 on (to) the price añadieron 2 libras al precio
2 (bet on)
to put money on a horse apostar dinero a un caballo; jugarse dinero en un caballo
he put £10 on Black Beauty
he put £20 on Black Beauty to win apostó or se jugó 20 libras a que Black Beauty ganaba
I wouldn't put money on it! yo no apostaría dinero
he'll be back, I'd put money on it volverá, me apuesto lo que quieras
I'm just popping out to the bookie's to put a bet on he put 50 pounds on Hartson scoring the first goal
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