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situar

also: situarse verbo pronominal

  • 1 1.1 (colocarse, ubicarse) See examples: con esta victoria Chicago se sitúa en primer lugar
    with this victory Chicago moves into first place
    this victory puts Chicago in first place
    ha logrado situarse entre los cinco mejores del mundo
    she has succeeded in establishing a position for herself among the world's top five
    1.2 (socialmente) See examples: se ha situado muy bien
    he has done very well for himself
  • 2 [formal] (cifrarse) See examples: la tasa de desempleo se sitúa en un 22%
    unemployment stands at 22%
    el precio podría llegar a situarse en 20 dólares
    the price could reach 20 dollars
Example sentences
  • Con tal comparación de títulos te sitúas a la misma altura que Pedro Valdivia.
  • Ahí se debe situar la reflexión que deben hacer.
  • Deberíamos situar la justicia humana universal sobre todos los intereses nacionales.

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    In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.