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Del verbo hacer: (conjugar)
hacía es:
1ª persona singular (yo) imperfecto indicativo
3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) imperfecto indicativo
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hacia preppreposición: Une términos o cláusulas dentro de la oración, creando una relación particular ("el libro de Juan", "caminé de mi casa a la tuya"). (indica dirección) (towards)for preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  towards preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 El tren salió hacia Madrid.
 The train left for Madrid.
hacia preppreposición: Une términos o cláusulas dentro de la oración, creando una relación particular ("el libro de Juan", "caminé de mi casa a la tuya"). (alrededor de)around preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  approximately advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Llegaremos hacia las ocho.
 We will arrive around eight.
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hacer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (causar, provocar) ([sb] do [sth])make vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (more formal)cause vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Los chistes de un buen comediante hacen reír a la gente.
 Jokes from a good comedian make people laugh.
hacer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (acciones, tareas) (action)do vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (formal)carry out 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."
 Ana hizo los deberes.
 Ana did her chores.
hacer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (elaborar, preparar) (product)make vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (formal)prepare
 El panadero hace pan.
 The baker makes bread.
hacer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (ganar, conseguir algo)make, acquire, win vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Su padre soñaba con hacer fortuna en el extranjero pero regresó derrotado a su país.
 His father dreamed of making a fortune abroad, but returned defeated to his own country.
hacer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). coloquial (sonidos de animales)say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El gato hace miau.
 The cat says "meow."
hacer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (tardar, demorar)take vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El autobús hizo ocho horas de Tampico a la Ciudad de México.
 The bus took eight hours from Tampico to Mexico City.
hacer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (recorrido, distancia)do, cover vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Los nadadores hacen cuatro kilómetros diarios.
 The swimmers do (or: cover) four kilometers daily.
hacer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). España (cumplir años)turn vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (first, third, etc.)have a birthday v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Hoy Juan hace los tres años.
 Today Juan turns three.
hacer viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (imaginar: situación)think, suppose, imagine vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Yo te hacía de vacaciones.
 I thought you were on vacation.
hacer v impersverbo impersonal: Verbo que sólo se conjuga en la tercera forma del singular ("llover", "amanecer", "relampaguear"). (clima, tiempo) (time, weather)be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
Note: Solamente se usa en tercera persona del singular.
 Hoy hace mucho viento. Ayer hizo calor por la mañana.
 Today it's very windy; yesterday it was hot in the morning.
hacer v impersverbo impersonal: Verbo que sólo se conjuga en la tercera forma del singular ("llover", "amanecer", "relampaguear"). (tiempo pasado) (time)ago advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Hace cinco años se casó mi hermano.
 My brother got married five years ago.
hacerse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (acostumbrarse a algo)get used to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  accept vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Es muy difícil hacerse a la idea de la muerte de un ser querido.
 It's very hard to get used to the idea of the death of a loved one.
hacerse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (apartarse, moverse de lugar)move viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  move over vi + adv
 Hazte a un lado, que estorbas.
 Move to one side; you're in the way.
hacerse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (fingir, aparentar)pretend to be v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Pudo sobrevivir al ataque del oso gracias a hacerse el muerto.
 He was able to survive the bear's attack by pretending to be dead.
 
Additional Translations
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hacerse con v prnl + prep (conseguir algo)get viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  gain viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  obtain viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
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Compound Forms:
hacia | hacer
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apertura hacia el mercado (ampliar zona de ventas)opening up to the market nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
apertura hacia el mundo (abrirse a todos)opening up to the world nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  open to the world v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
apertura hacia nuevos mercados (ampliación de mercado)opening up of new markets nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
barrer hacia adentro,
barrer para adentro
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
coloquial (actuar por interés)look out for number one v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Tu mujer sabe barrer hacia adentro en situaciones de críticas.
compasivo hacia,
compasivo con
adj + prep
(que siente lástima por)compassionate towards adj + prep
  feel sorry for v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
dirigir la mirada hacia loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (centrar la mirada en) (figurative)fix your eyes on, turn your gaze to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  look at, stare at vtr + prep
  direct your vision v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
dirigir sus esfuerzos hacia (esforzarse en)put your efforts into v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  channel your efforts into, channel your efforts towards 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.
hacia abajo loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (ir abajo)downwards advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 La calle va hacia abajo hasta llegar al río.
 The street goes downwards until it reaches the river.
 The street goes down until it reaches the river.
hacia adelante,
hacia delante
loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a").
(ir adelante)ahead preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  forwards preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 Tienes que ir hacia delante cien metros más.
 You have to go ahead a hundred meters further.
hacia adentro,
hacia dentro
loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a").
(al interior)inside preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  inwards preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 Mira hacia dentro y verás lo que hay.
 Look inside and you will see what there is.
hacia afuera,
hacia fuera
loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a").
(hacia el exterior)outside preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  outwards preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  out preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 Si vas hacia fuera, lleva un paraguas que está lloviendo.
 If you go outside take an umbrella because it's raining.
hacia arriba loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (a lo alto)up preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  upwards preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 El niño tomó la calle hacia arriba.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. The girl looked up at the plane flying overhead.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. The yoga instructor stretched her arms upwards.
hacia dónde loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (a qué lugar)where exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  to where exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 ¿Hacia dónde vas?
 Where are you going?
hacia el final de (cerca del final)towards the end of exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  near the end of exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
hacia el norte loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (en dicha dirección)north advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  northwards advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Debemos ir hacia el norte todo el trayecto.
hacia mí loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (a mi)towards me, toward me advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 El niño está dando pasos hacia mí.
 The child is stepping towards me (or: toward me).
inclinado hacia (doblado en dirección a)inclined toward exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  inclined towards exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
ir directo hacia loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (dirigirse sin desvío)go straight to, go right to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  go straight towards v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Vamos directo hacia la reunión.
ir hacia vi + prep (ir dirección a)go toward v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  go in the direction of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (UK)go towards v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Valeria va hacia el sur, tal vez puede llevarte.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. To reach the library you should go toward the police station and turn right when you get to New Street.
ir hacia atrás como los cangrejos exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (desmejorar, ir a peor)get worse vi + adj
  slip backwards vi + adv
  (literal)go backwards crabwise v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
mirar hacia abajo (mirar en dirección a)look down vi + adv
mirar hacia delante loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (mirar al frente)look ahead vtr + prep
  look forward vtr + prep
 Si miran hacia adelante podrán ver el monumento.
 If you look ahead you will be able to see the monument.
 If you look forward you will be able to see the monument.
mirar hacia el futuro vi + loc adv (tener miras)look to the future v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  think ahead v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Juan mira hacia el futuro y tiene grandes planes.
 Juan looks to the future and has great plans.
mirar hacia otro lado loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). figurado (hacer la vista gorda)look the other way v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  turn a blind eye v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El jefe decidió mirar para otro lado y no preocuparse por la puntualidad.
 The boss decided to look the other way and not worry about timeliness.
 The boss decided to turn a blind eye and not worry about timeliness.
tirar hacia abajo (bajar)throw down v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  go down v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  pull down v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tirar hacia sí de algo (estirar)stretch vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
tiro vertical hacia arriba (disparo a lo alto)upward vertical shot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
venir hacia vi + prep (sitio del hablante)come toward, come towards vi + prep
  head towards vi + prep
  (formal)approach viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Un autobús que venía hacia la ciudad se volcó en la carretera.
 A bus rolled over as it came toward (or: came towards) the city.
venir hacia alguien (ir donde está alguien)come towards [sb] vtr + prep
  head for [sb] vtr + prep
 Soñé que un tren venía hacia mí a toda velocidad.
 I dreamt that the train was coming towards me at full pelt.
viajar hacia (desplazarse a)travel towards vi + prep
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