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apuntar

Translation of apuntar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 (tomar nota de)
    to make a note of
    note down
    apunta todo lo que tienes que comprar
    make a note of o note down o jot down everything you have to buy
    apunta en una libreta todo lo que ha hecho en el día
    he notes down o writes down in a notebook everything he's done during the day
    he makes a note of everything he's done during the day in a notebook
    tengo que apuntar tu dirección
    I must make a note of your address
    I must write down your address
    apúntelo en mi cuenta
    put it on my account
    apunta todo porque tiene muy mala memoria
    he writes everything down because he has a terrible memory
    1.2 (en un curso)
    to enroll (American English) o (British English) enrol
    put … down
    (para una excursión, actividad) to put … down
    quiero apuntar a la niña a or en clases de inglés
    I want to put my daughter's name down for o enroll my daughter for English classes
    apúntame para el sábado
    put me down for Saturday
  • 3 (señalar, indicar)
    to point at
    no la apuntes con el dedo
    don't point (your finger) at her
    apuntó con el dedo dónde estaba el error
    he pointed (with his finger) to where the mistake was
    he pointed (his finger) to where the mistake was
    apuntó con una regla el lugar exacto en el mapa
    he used a ruler to point to o indicate the exact spot on the map

verbo intransitivo

  • 2 (anotar) apunta, comprar harina, leche, pan …
    make a note, you need to buy flour, milk, bread …
    ¿tienes papel y lápiz? pues apunta
    have you got paper and a pencil? well, take o jot this down

also: apuntarse verbo pronominal

  • 1 1.1 (inscribirse)apuntarse a oren algome apunté a or en un cursillo de natación
    I enrolled on o signed up for a swimming course
    apuntarse al paro (Spain)
    to register as unemployed
    to sign on (British English) [colloquial]
    ¿te vas a apuntar al or en el torneo?
    are you going to put your name down o put yourself down for the tournament?
    me apunté para ir a la excursión
    I put my name o myself down for the outing
    nos vamos a la discoteca ¿te apuntas?
    we're going to the disco, do you want to come (along) o (British English) do you fancy coming?
    vamos a salir a cenar — oye, yo me apunto
    we're going out for dinner — oh, I'll come!
    me voy a tomar un café ¿quién se apunta?
    I'm going out for a coffee, anyone interested? o anyone want to join me? [colloquial]
    1.2 (obtener, anotarse)
    (tanto)
    to score
    se apuntó un gran éxito con este libro
    she scored a great hit with this book
    el jugador que se apuntó el gol de la victoria
    the player who scored the winning goal
  • 2 (manifestarse)
    to become evident
    las tendencias artísticas que ya se apuntaban a finales del siglo pasado
    the artistic tendencies which were already becoming evident at the end of the last century
    el festival ha profundizado en una dirección que ya se apuntaba en años anteriores
    the festival has continued in a direction which was already becoming evident in previous years
Example sentences
  • Libertad y Responsabilidad, que apunta al desarrollo de la autonomía con responsabilidad social.
  • Para el inicio del 2012 hay dos proyectos apunto de ser licitados.
  • Esta antena cliente debe apuntar directamente hacia la estación base.

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