Spanish English Dictionary

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elegir in English:

1. choose choose


Choose one.
Those who choose not to read have no advantage over those who can't read.
If you want to sound like a native speaker, it's easier if you choose one dialect and stick with it. Native speakers don't usually mix dialects in everyday speaking.
The best way to really know a person is to see how he behaves when he is absolutely free to choose.
If it were absolutely necessary to choose, I would rather be guilty of an immoral act than of a cruel one.
Parents have a prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be given to their children.
The best thing in the world for a man is to choose a good wife, the worst being to mistakenly choose an ill-suited one.
Would you send, by real mail, some brochures that will help me to choose a hotel?
One of the important differences between Japanese and Americans is that Japanese tend to choose a safe course in life, while Americans choose to explore and challenge life.
When I use a word, Humpty Dumpty said, it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less.
Those who choose to retire can do so as early as sixty-two, although starting to draw their Social Security distributions at that age would mean that the payments would be reduced by twenty percent.
Choose three words or phrases relating to your topic that other students might find interesting and useful and present them to the class.
I was surprised to come across vending machines that sell cans of coffee, where you can even choose between hot and cold ones.

English word "elegir"(choose) occurs in sets:

Fichas del libro - "Odd" (Amy Le Feuvre)
500 most important Spanish verbs 226 - 250
Fichas del libro - "Sterne" (H.D. Traill)
basic verbs in Spanish - los verbos básicos en esp...
Fichas del libro - "Dracula" (Bram Stoker)

2. to elect to elect



English word "elegir"(to elect) occurs in sets:

Country and Politics - Estado y Política
Estado y Política - State and Politics
500 most important Spanish verbs 276 - 300
500 verbos más importantes en inglés 301 - 325
regular verbs

3. pick out pick out


Can you pick out your favourite dress?
He wanted to pick out names for their kids.
Anyway, I helped Henry pick out the suit at Barney's in New York. / Bobbie has bright red hair, so she’s easy to pick out from a crowd. / The victim couldn't pick out her attacker from the photos the police showed her.

English word "elegir"(pick out) occurs in sets:

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