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escoger

Translation of escoger in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • to choose escogió las mejores flores para hacer el ramo he picked out o chose o selected the best flowers to make the bouquet escoge el libro que quieras pick o/or choose whichever book you want escoge los dos o tres mejores pick out o/or choose the best two or three no hay mucho donde escoger there isn't a great deal of choice, there isn't much to choose from tuve que escoger entre los dos I had to choose between the two of them me escogieron de entre 90 candidatos I was chosen o/or selected from among 90 applicants fue escogido para representar a su clase he was chosen o/or picked to represent his class tuvo mucho cuidado al escoger sus palabras he picked o/or chose his words very carefully

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