ubiqué
I located
The word ubiqué is the preterite form of ubicar in the first person singular. See the full ubicar conjugation.

ubicar

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ubicar(
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bee
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kahr
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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 situate)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to locate
Los dueños decidieron ubicar el hotel cerca del aeropuerto.The owners decided to locate the hotel near the airport.
b. to put
Quiero ubicar la mesa junto a la ventana para tener una linda vista del jardín.I want to put the table next to the window to have a nice view of the garden.
c. to place
Los músicos ubicaron los altavoces muy cerca del escenario.The musicians placed the speakers very near the stage.
2. (to find)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to locate
El empleado de la tienda me ayudó a ubicar la sección de los productos lácteos.The store clerk helped me locate the dairy section.
b. to find
¿Ya ubicaste la casa de Martín?Did you find Martin's house yet?
c. to get hold of (person)
¿Ya pudiste ubicar a Juan Carlos?Were you able to get hold of Juan Carlos?
3. (to identify)
a. to place
¿Raúl? No lo ubico. - ¡Lo acabas de conocer!Raul? I can't place him. - You just met him!
ubicarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
4. (to situate)
a. to be located
El pozo se ubica a un kilómetro al oeste.The well is located one kilometer to the west.
b. to be situated
El palacio de justicia se ubica entre la catedral y el hotel.The court house is situated between the cathedral and the hotel.
c. to stand
Carla se ubicó frente al grupo para hablarles de su plan de acción.Carla stood in front of the group to tell them about his plan of action.
d. to sit
Nos ubicamos en las primeras filas para poder ver mejor.We sat near the front so we could have a better view.
5. (to orient oneself)
a. to find one's way around
Es fácil ubicarse en la ciudad de Salt Lake, debido a su sistema de numeración de calles.It's easy to find your way around in Salt Lake City, due to its street numbering system.
b. to get one's bearings
El explorador salió del túnel para ubicarse.The explorer came out of the tunnel to get his bearings.
6. (to get employment)
a. to get a job
Gracias a los seis meses que hizo de prácticas, el estudiante consiguió ubicarse en la compañía.Thanks to a six-month internship, the student managed to get a job in the company.
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ubicar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (situar; edificio)
a. to locate
2. (colocar; mueble, persona)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to put, to place
3. (encontrar)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to find, to locate
¿cómo te ubico?where can I get hold of o contact you?
4. (identificar)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a.
¿González?, no lo ubicoGonzález? I can't quite place him
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
5. (edificio)
a. to be situated, to be located
6. (persona)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to get one's bearings
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ubicar
transitive verb
1 especialmente (Latinoamérica) (colocar) to place; locate; [+edificio] to site
2 (encontrar)
ubicar algo to find sth; locate sth; no supo ubicar Madrid en el mapa he was unable to find o locate Madrid on the map
(Latinoamérica)
ubicar a algn to find sb; locate sb; no hemos podido ubicar al jefe we have been unable to find o locate the boss; we have been unable to track down the boss
pronominal verb
ubicarse
1 (estar situado)
el museo se ubica en el centro de la ciudad the museum is located o situated in the city centre
2 (orientarse) to find one's way around
a pesar del mapa no consigo ubicarme even though I have a map I can't find my way around; este es el museo, ¿te ubicas ahora? this is the museum, have you got your bearings now?
3 (Latinoamérica) (colocarse) to get a job
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