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Translation of recordar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 2 2.1 (traer a la memoria)recordarle algo a alguienrecuérdale que los llame
    remind him to call them
    les recuerdo que mañana es el último día
    remember that o I would like to remind you that tomorrow is the last day
    me recordó lo del sábado pasado
    he reminded me about what happened last Saturday
    2.2 (por asociación, parecido) su forma recuerda la de una calabaza
    its shape reminds one of a pumpkin
    its shape is reminiscent of a pumpkin
    estos versos recuerdan a Jorge Manrique
    these verses are reminiscent of Jorge Manrique
    (+ me/te/le etc) esto me recuerda aquella vez que …
    this reminds me of the time that …
    me recuerdas a tu hermano
    you remind me of your brother
    estas calles me recuerdan mucho Bogotá
    these streets remind me a lot of Bogotá

verbo intransitivo

also: recordarse verbo pronominal

Example sentences
  • Te dejo algo para que veas y recuerdes mucho.
  • Uno de los lugares que más recuerdo además de la playa, es El Olivar.
  • Basta con recordar lo que sucedió en el período en que ese partido gobernó.

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