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dirigir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (cosas, situaciones)run vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Es muy independiente; no le gusta que nadie dirija su vida.
 She is very independent. She doesn't like anyone running her life.
dirigir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (grupos, empresas)run, manage vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Juan dirige una empresa de publicidad.
 John runs a publicity firm.
dirigir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (guiar)direct vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Un policía dirigía el tráfico en el cruce.
 A police officer was directing traffic at the crossing.
dirigir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (cartas, documentos)address vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Esta carta va dirigida al director.
  Tom addressed a letter to Molly.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
dirigir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (películas, obras) (film, theater)direct vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (orchestra)direct, conduct vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 John Ford dirigió "La diligencia".
 John Ford directed "Stagecoach."
dirigir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (investigación, proceso) (activity)conduct, direct vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  oversee, supervise vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (debate)lead, chair vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (committee)chair vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Esa investigación la dirigen varios agentes de la CIA.
 Several CIA agents are conducting that investigation.
dirigirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (decir por escrito)write to vi + prep
 Me dirijo a usted para solicitar un puesto de trabajo en su empresa.
 I write to you to request a job with your company.
dirigirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (encaminarse)go, walk viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  set off, set out vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
 El director se dirigió al puente de mando.
 The director went to the bridge deck.
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Compound Forms:
dirigirse | dirigir
dirigirse a loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (ir hacia)go to, walk to vi + prep
  be on your way v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (when action begins)set out towards, set off towards vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
 Se detuvo a comprar el periódico cuando se dirigía al parque.
 He was going to the park when he stopped to buy the newspaper.
 He was on his way to the park when he stopped to buy the newspaper.
  Amy set out towards the post office to send a letter.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
dirigirse a alguien loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (hablarle a alguien)address [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (informal)speak to [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
dirigirse a alguien cordialmente politely address someone v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
dirigirse hacia loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (ir en dirección a)go toward, move toward vi + prep
Note: Se construye con sustantivo de lugar.
 El huracán se dirige hacia una isla pero podría desviarse.
 The hurricane is moving toward an island, but it could change direction.
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