enchufe

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Inflexiones de 'enchufe' (n): mpl: enchufes

Del verbo enchufar: (conjugar)
enchufé es:
1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo
enchufe es:
1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo
3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente subjuntivo
3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) imperativo

WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations
enchufe nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (toma eléctrica)socket nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
   (in wall)wall socket nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Necesito un enchufe para cargar el móvil.
enchufe nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (para conectar aparatos)plug nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 La estufa lleva un enchufe de tres patas.
 The stove has a plug with three prongs.
 
Additional Translations
enchufe nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). ES, coloquial (de influencias)  (powerful people)friends in high places, connections nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
   (actions in one's favor )influence nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Le dieron el puesto por enchufe, no por currículo.
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Principal Translations
enchufar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (conectar el enchufe a la luz)plug in vtr phrasal
 Si no enchufas la radio, no funcionará.
 If you don't plug the radio into the electrical current, it won't work.
enchufar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (acoplar tubos, piezas)connect, join vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
   (fit together)slide in, plug in, screw in vtr + adv
 Enchufa una tubería con la otra antes de abrir el agua.
 Connect (or: Join) one tube to the other before turning on the water.
enchufar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (apuntar con luz o agua)  (light)shine light at v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
   (water)hit with water v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El velador enchufó al intruso con la linterna.
  My son is always shining light at his glow-in the-dark stickers.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
enchufar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). coloquial, no DRAE (encender, poner en marcha)  (electrical)turn on, switch on vtr + prep
   (informal)fire up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
 Enchufa la computadora para que te enseñe las fotos.
 Turn on (or: switch on) the computer so I can show you the pictures.
enchufar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). ES, coloquial (colocar en un trabajo)set up in a job v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  pull strings to hire v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  get [sb] a job v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Su tío lo ha enchufado en el ministerio como ordenanza.
 Your uncle set him up as an administrative assistant in the ministry
 
Additional Translations
enchufar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (tubos: acoplarse)connect viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 La manguera enchufa mal porque tiene roto el conector.
enchufar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). ES, coloquial, no DRAE (dar un golpe)  (a blow)give, land vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
   (with force, figurative)loose, unleash vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Le enchufó un puñetazo que lo tiró al suelo.
 He landed (or: gave) a punch that knocked him on the floor.
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Compound Forms:
enchufe | enchufar |
aparato con enchufe plug-in device
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