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Inflexiones de 'forma' (n): fpl: formas

Del verbo formar: (conjugar)
forma es:
3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente indicativo
2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo
formá es:
2ª persona singular (vos) imperativo

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Principal Translations
forma nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (contorno)shape nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  form nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  figure nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Esa botella tiene forma de hombre.
forma nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (manera, modo)way nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 ¡Levántate del suelo! ¡Esa no es forma de comportarse!
 
Additional Translations
forma nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). ES, religión (pan bendito, hostia)host nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  Eucharist nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El sacerdote levanta la forma durante la consagración.
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Principal Translations
formar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (organizar, crear) (construct)make, form vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  set 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."
  make up 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]
  create vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Formaron tres equipos de trabajo para las labores de reconstrucción.
formar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (elementos: constituir un todo) (constitute)make up 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]
  form vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Los mejores atletas forman la selección olímpica.
formar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (enseñar, educar) (instruct)train, educate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 En los hogares, los padres forman a los líderes del futuro.
formarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (derecho: constituirse en empresa)create a firm v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 The two attorneys decided to create a firm together.
 
Additional Translations
formarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). AmL (colocarse en fila) (UK)form a queue v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (US)form a line v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Hay que formarse frente a la ventanilla de la farmacia para ser atendido.
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Compound Forms:
forma | forma (estar en) | formar
aplicarlo de la mejor forma apply it the best way possible v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
baja forma,
mala forma,
mala forma física,
mala condición física
adj + nf
(poco ágil) (US)bad shape adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (UK)not on form, off form adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 No he podido subir la cuesta en bicicleta; estoy en baja forma.
 I have not been able to get up the hill on my bicycle: I am in bad shape.
buscar la forma de try to find a way to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
cambiar de forma loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (modificar la figura)change shape, change style, change type vtr + n
dar forma,
dar forma a algo
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
(organizar, ordenar) (figurative)shape, form vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Tengo que darle forma a mi proyecto porque esta poco claro.
dar forma a,
darle forma a algo
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
(últimar proyecto)give shape to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Los últimos detalles le dieron forma al nuevo programa estatal.
 The last details gave shape to the new state program.
de alguna forma,
de alguna manera
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(de cierto modo)somehow advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  one way or another exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de cualquier forma loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (como sea)in any case exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  anyhow, anyways advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
de esta forma,
de esta manera,
de este modo
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(así)in this way, this way, that way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de forma linda loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). AmL ( con elegancia, con belleza)nicely, well advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  beautifully, elegantly advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
de forma ocasional loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (de vez en cuando)occasionally advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  from time to time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Sólo nos vemos de forma ocasional, no estamos saliendo juntos.
de forma que,
de forma que se haga algo
loc conjlocución conjuntiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como conjunción ("ya que", "a fin de", "ahora que").
(consecuencia esperada)in order for, in order to conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
  so that conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
  so as to conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 Le habló claro de forma que entendiera.
de forma que,
de forma que se hace algo
loc conjlocución conjuntiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como conjunción ("ya que", "a fin de", "ahora que").
(consecuencia dada)so, therefore, thus conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
Note: Se construye con indicativo.
 Corre todos los días de forma que está agotada.
de igual forma,
de igual modo
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(del mismo modo)likewise advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  (figurative)by the same token exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  in the same way, in the same manner exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de la mejor forma,
de la mejor manera
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(lo mejor posible)in the best way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de la misma forma,
de la misma manera
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(de igual forma)in the same way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de otra forma exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (de otro modo)in another way, in any other way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de tal forma que exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (de modo que)in a way that exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de una forma loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (modo de hacer algo)in a way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
Note: Se construye con adjetivo.
Note: The adverb form can sometimes be used instead of this expression ("complexly").
 No expongas tu teoría de una forma complicada.
 Don't explain your theory in a complex way.
de una u otra forma,
de una u otra manera
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(sea como sea)one way or another exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
dicho de otra forma exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (en otras palabras) (more explanation)in other words exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  expressed differently exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  said another way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
en alguna forma loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (de algún modo)in some way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  somehow advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
en buena forma loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (sano, fuerte)in good shape exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
en cierta forma,
en cierta manera
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(en cierto sentido)in one way, in a certain way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
en forma loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (en buena condición)fit adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 No estoy en forma; tengo que hacer más ejercicio.
 I am not fit; I have to exercise more.
en forma [+ adjetivo] in [adjective] shape exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
en forma de loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (con apariencia de)in the shape of exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  in the form of exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
en plena forma loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (en perfecto estado)in top shape exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (UK)tip-top shape exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
encontrar la forma de,
encontrar la manera de
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
(hallar la manera) (with gerund)find a way of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (with infinitive)find a way to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
estar en forma loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (estar en buena condición)be in shape v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be fit v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
factura pro forma (documento mercantil)pro forma invoice nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
forma de hablar loc nom flocución nominal femenina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo femenino ("casa de citas", "zona cero", "arma secreta"). (estilo propio)way of speaking nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  manner of speaking nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  how someone talks nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  figure of speech nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 A los adultos les resulta difícil entender la forma de hablar de los jóvenes.
 Adults have trouble understanding young people's way of speaking.
forma de pago grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero"). (modo de pagar)payment method nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  method of payment nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
forma de pensar way of thinking nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
forma de ser [sb]'s way, [sb]'s manner, [sb]'s nature nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  how [sb] is exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
forma de vestir,
manera de vestir
nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
(estilo) (style)way of dressing, style of dress nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  how you dress advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 La forma de vestir dice mucho de la gente.
 The way of dressing says a lot about people.
forma de vida lifestyle, way of life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  how [sb] lives exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
forma gramatical grammatical form nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
hacerlo de forma voluntaria loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (por decisión propia)do [sth] voluntarily v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
ir cogiendo forma,
ir tomando forma,
ir agarrando forma
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
(concretarse progresivamente)take shape v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  come into focus v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Aún no está listo el asado, pero ya va cogiendo forma.
la forma impersonal the impersonal form nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
la forma más babosa the really lame way, the really mushy way nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
la peor forma the worst form nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
mantenerse en forma loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (continuar en forma)keep fit v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  stay fit v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
no tener forma loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (materia, sustancia)be shapeless, have no shape v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Los gases no tienen forma.
no tener forma loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (un proyecto)not gather shape v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 La idea no tendrá forma hasta que acabe la etapa de diseño.
no tener forma de,
no tener forma de hacer algo
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
(no poder)have no way to do [sth], not be able to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 No tengo forma de contactar al doctor porque está de viaje.
perder la forma loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (deformarse)go out of shape, lose shape v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El jersey de lana ha perdido la forma con el uso.
perder la forma loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (engordar)not keep fit, get out of shape v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 No pierde la forma porque va al gimnasio tres veces por semana.
pro forma loc adjlocución adjetiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adjetivo ("de fácil manejo", "a contraluz", "de fiar"). voz latina (der: formalidad, cumplimiento)pro forma adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
quebrantamiento de forma,
quebrantamiento de las formas
grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero").
(derecho: causa de casación)break of procedure nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
tomar forma take shape v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tomarse algo de forma personal take [sth] personally v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
trabajar de forma artesanal loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (sin máquinas)work as an artisan v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
una forma de… a way of nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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