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utilizar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (emplear, valerse, servirse)use vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
   (clothing, accessories)wear, don vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
   (US)utilize vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
   (UK)utilise vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Mi vista es muy mala, necesito utilizar lentes para leer.
utilizar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (aprovecharse de alguien)use vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  make use of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  take advantage of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Decía que era mi amiga pero tan solo quería utilizarme para entrar en mi círculo de amistades.
 She said she was my friend, but she only wanted to use me to get into my circle of friends.
 She said she was my friend, but she only wanted to make use of me to get into my circle of friends.
  My grandmother's nurse was taking advantage of her dementia by stealing her money.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
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Compound Forms:
utilizar a una persona loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (abusar de alguien)use a person vt
 Tu mujer te está utilizando para que le cuentes los secretos de tu empresa.
 Your wife is using you so that you'll tell her some trade secrets.
utilizar la imaginación use one's imagination
utilizar mecanismos agresivos use of aggressive methods
utilizar una figura legal use of a legal entity
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