Translation of distinguir in English:
- 1 1.1 (diferenciar) no sabe distinguir una nota de otrahe aprendido a distinguir los diferentes compositoresshe can't tell o distinguish one note from anotherson tan parecidos que es muy difícil distinguirlosI've learnt to distinguish (between) o recognize the different composersyo la distinguiría entre milthey look so much alike it's very difficult to tell them apart o to tell one from the other o to distinguish between them1.2 (caracterizar)I'd recognize o know her anywhereI could pick her out in a crowd
- 2 (percibir) a lo lejos se distingue la catedralentre los matorrales pudo distinguir algo que se movíathe cathedral can be seen in the distancese distinguía claramente el ruido de las olasshe could make out o see something moving in the bushesthe sound of the waves could be clearly heardwe/he/they could clearly hear o make out the sound of the waves
also: distinguirse verbo pronominal
poralgose distinguió por su talento musicalse distinguió por su valor en el combatehe became famous o renowned for his musical talentnuestros productos se distinguen por su calidadhe distinguished himself by his bravery in battledistinguirseour products stand out for their qualityour products are distinguished by o for their quality enalgoto distinguish oneself insomethingto make a name for oneself insomething
- Entre el ramaje se distingue a la papa sobre el piso.
- Contablemente se debe distinguir entre la entidad y los intereses ajenos al mismo.
- Clínicamente es difícil distinguir el tipo de tumor.
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