Translation of encontrar in English:

encontrar

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • 4 (+ complemento/+ complement) te encuentro muy cambiado you've changed a lot, you look very different ¡qué bien te encuentro! you look so well! encuentro ridículo todo este protocolo I find all this formality ridiculous, all this formality seems ridiculous to me ¿cómo encontraste el país después de tantos años? what did you make of the country o/or how did the country seem to you after all these years? encontré muy acertadas sus intervenciones I found his comments very relevant, I thought his comments were very relevant la encuentro muy desmejorada she seems a lot worse lo encuentro muy aburrido I find him very boring, I think he is very boring encontré la puerta cerrada I found the door shut

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (encontrarse)

  • 1 1.1 (por casualidad) encontrarse con algn to meet sb, bump o/or run into sb [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (reflexivo/reflexive) [Psicología/Psychology] tb encontrarse a sí mismo to find oneself

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