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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to advocate)
a. recomendar
He was recommended by a former colleague.Lo recomendó un antiguo colega.
2. (to suggest)
a. recomendar
What wine do you recommend?¿Qué vino me recomiendas?
3. (to advise)
a. aconsejar
I recommend that you be careful when using this knife.Te aconsejo que tengas cuidado al usar este cuchillo.
b. recomendar
The doctor recommends rest and plenty of fluids.El doctor recomienda descanso y que tome suficientes líquidos.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g., sex, once upon a time).
(to commit)
a. encomendar
I recommend this matter to you.Le encomiendo este asunto.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (praise)
a. recomendar
to recommend something to somebodyrecomendar algo a alguien
the proposal has a lot to recommend itla propuesta presenta muchas ventajas
2. (advise)
a. recomendar, aconsejar
to recommend somebody to do somethingrecomendar a alguien hacer algo
3. (commerce)
recommended retail priceprecio recomendado de venta al público
recommend [ˌrekəˈmend]
transitive verb
1 (advocate, speak well of) recomendar
to recommend sb for a job recomendar a algn para un trabajo; she comes highly recommended (by Anne) viene muy bien recomendada (por Anne); I don't recommend the pizza no recomiendo la pizza
can you recommend a good lawyer? I have just spent a holiday there and would recommend it to anyone it's a great film - I'd thoroughly recommend it some recommend this drink as a hangover cure he said he was going to recommend me for (a) promotion though ten years old, this book is highly recommended there are a number of recommended restaurants these qualities recommended him to Olivier I'm afraid I couln't recommend her as a baby-sitter his latest opera is highly recommended he is a very highly recommended window cleaner pillows are not recommended for babies under 12 months typhoid vaccination is recommended for people visiting Africa they will travel to Moscow to recommend ways to ease the Soviet economic crisis to have much/little/nothing to recommend it
the town has much/little to recommend it el pueblo tiene mucho/poco atractivo
she hasn't got much to recommend her apart from her money this biography has much to recommend it it's a tedious play with nothing to recommend it La Noblesse restaurant has much to recommend it he had little but his enthusiasm to recommend him it's an old hotel with very little to recommend it
2 (advise) recomendar; aconsejar
what do you recommend for a sore throat? ¿qué recomienda para el dolor de garganta?; this method is not to be recommended este método no es nada recomendable or aconsejable
it far exceeded the recommended levels the lecturers have given me a list of recommended reading for the course
to recommend doing sth recomendar or aconsejar hacer algo
we strongly recommend insuring these items the doctor may recommend limiting the amount of fat in your diet to recommend [that] ...
the doctor recommended that he (should) stay in bed el médico le recomendó or aconsejó que guardara cama
it is recommended that you book beforehand the judge recommended that he serve 20 years in prison Andrew recommended that I start with shellfish soup it is recommended that you should consult your doctor they recommend that adults have between 5 and 9 servings of fruit and vegetables a day
to recommend sb to do sth recomendar or aconsejar a algn hacer algo or que haga algo
anyone travelling to Tenerife was recommended to hire a car for a couple of days although my sister and her husband have eight children, they do not recommend other couples to have families of this size to recommend [against] sth, doing sth
I would recommend against going on your own le recomendaría or aconsejaría no ir solo or que no fuera solo
the judge recommended against mitigation of sentence experts recommend against the move
3 (commit) [+person, soul] encomendar
I recommend him to your keeping se lo encomiendo
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