visit
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visit(
vihz
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iht
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (temporary stay)
a. la visita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We stayed there on our first visit to the city.Nos alojamos allí la primera vez que visitamos la ciudad.
2. (act of going to see a person or place)
a. la visita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I had a visit from your son last week.Tu hijo me hizo una visita la semana pasada.
3. (chat)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la charla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I enjoyed the visits we used to have.Me gustaban las charlas que teníamos antes.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to go to see)
a. visitar (a person or place)
You should visit the Museum of Modern Art while you're in New York.Deberías visitar el Museo de Arte Moderno cuando estés en Nueva York.
b. ir a ver (a person)
I visited my grandfather in the hospital.Fui a ver a mi abuelo al hospital.
5.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(to afflict)
a. abatir
He was visited with a strange sickness.Fue abatido por una extraña enfermedad.
6.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(to inflict)
a. infligir
Our failings will be visited on future generations.Nuestros defectos se infligirán a las generaciones venideras.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (to pay a visit)
a. venir de visita
When are you coming to visit?¿Cuándo vas a venir de visita?
b. hacer una visita
I've promised my friends in China I'd visit.Le prometí a mis amigos en China que les haría una visita.
8. (to talk socially)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. charlar
Visit with me for a little longer.Charla conmigo un poco más.
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visit
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la visita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to pay somebody a visithacer una visita a alguien
to be on a visitestar de visita
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a. visitar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to be visitingestar de visita
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visit [ˈvɪzɪt]
noun
(gen) visita (f)
to go on or make a visit to [+person, place] ir de visita a; visitar a
to pay sb a visit pay a visit to sb hacer una visita or visitar a algn; pasar a ver a algn; especially (LAm)
on a private/an official visit de or en visita privada/oficial; he was taken ill on or during a visit to Amsterdam cayó enfermo durante una visita a Amsterdam; to return a visit devolver una visita; a visit to the lavatory or toilet una visita al servicio; una visita al señor Roca (informal)
he made several visits to the toilet during the night after the sixth visit to the loo ...
transitive verb
1 (go and see) [+person] visitar; hacer una visita a; [+place] ir a; visitar
to visit the sick visitar a los enfermos; to visit a patient ir a ver a un paciente; visitar a un paciente; he never visits the doctor nunca va al médico; we're hoping to visit Tarragona esperamos poder ir a or visitar Tarragona
we had hoped to visit Medinaceli while we were there
when we first visited the town la primera vez que fuimos a or visitamos la ciudad
2 (stay with) [+person] visitar; pasar un tiempo con; (stay in) [+town, area] visitar; pasar un tiempo en;
3 (inflict, afflict)
to visit a punishment on sb castigar a algn con algo; mandar un castigo a algn; they were visited with the plague sufrieron el azote de la peste; the sins of the fathers are visited on the children los hijos sufren los pecados de los padres
As the Bible says, the sins of the fathers are visited on the children
intransitive verb
1 (make a visit) hacer una visita; (make visits) hacer visitas
they always visit when they're in town siempre nos hacen una visita cuando vienen a la ciudad; she has promised to visit next year ha prometido venir de visita el año que viene; to go visiting hacer visitas
Not too many musicians stay at the hotel anymore, although they do drop by to visit
2 (US)
to visit with sb (go and see) visitar a algn; (chat with) charlar con algn
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