- 1 1.1 (order) to command sb to +
infordenarle aalgn que+ subjhe commanded us to fire nos ordenó que disparásemos he commanded that the attack begin ordenó que comenzara el ataqueMore example sentences1.2 (have authority over) [regiment/army/ship] estar* al mando de, tener* el mando de, comandar
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- ‘In here, men,’ a gruff voice commanded as the feet drew nearer.
- ‘Bring him to me,’ she commanded, her voice authoritative and unwavering.
- ‘Give the phone back to my mother,’ she commanded, her voice like steel.
- He then commanded a unit in Miami, charged with conducting operations against Communist Cuba.
- John fought in Vietnam and commanded a helicopter unit in Somalia.
- He commanded the unit for six years and was its honorary colonel twice.
- 3 [respect] imponer*, infundir, inspirar; [confidence] inspirar she can now command very high fees ahora puede exigir honorarios muy altos it will command a higher price alcanzará un precio más altoMore example sentences
- This is evidence that not only are people buying homes, but that demand in the market is strong enough to command premium asking prices.
- Items that are hard to find in the original labeled box, that are in unused condition and in boxes, and that are in fine condition commanded the strongest prices.
- The political leader of the opposition party which commands the majority in the Parliament, usually holds the post of Opposition Leader.
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- 1 1.1 c (order) orden (f) the message was sent at the general's command el mensaje se envió por orden del general by royal command por orden real he gave the command to fire dio (la) orden de disparar her command that the prisoner be freed su orden de poner en libertad al prisionero or de que el prisionero fuera puesto en libertad 1.2 u (authority) mando (m) he was given command of a regiment lo pusieron al mando de un regimiento to assume command [formal] asumir el mando to be at sb's command estar* a las órdenes de algn if you need help, I'm at your command si necesita ayuda, estoy a sus órdenes or a su disposición who's in command on this ship? ¿quién está al mando de este barco?, ¿quién manda en este barco? the officer in command el oficial al mando the colonel in command of the troops el coronel al mando de las tropas she's in command of the situation es dueña de la situación she took command of the business se hizo cargo or se puso al frente del negocio under sb's command bajo las órdenes de algnMore example sentences1.3 c (directing group) (+ sing or pl vb) mando (m) the high command ordered a retreat el alto mando ordenó la retirada (before n) command post puesto (m) de mando
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- The ship's arrival posed a problem to the British authorities, then in command of the Cape.
- ‘Russell has a natural energy and authority, and he took command of that ship from the beginning’.
- His uncle was stationed in command of the imperial naval base at Misenum, on the north-west extremity of the Bay of Naples.
- Strategic and operational command used tactical forces and assets and created favorable conditions for their use.
- The Army needs competent, confident, adaptive thinkers to exercise battle command.
- The military's southern command said an infantry brigade has been sent to the site to assist the citizens.
- 2 u (mastery) dominio (m) her command of German su dominio del alemán she has a wide vocabulary at her command dispone de or domina un amplio vocabularioMore example sentences
- Tonight we saw that he has an equal command over domestic issues.
- Once you have a command over these combinations, you can always improvise and go beyond that depending on your creativity.
- First, one must have a firm command over classical Arabic language including its vocabulary, grammar, metaphors, and idioms.
- 3 c [Comput] orden (f), comando (m)More example sentences
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- The soldiers obeyed his command because he had ordered them to.
- People merely obey arbitrary commands and orders, but they respond quickly and usually give extra effort for leaders who genuinely care for them.
- It wasn't a question it was a command which Pearl quickly obeyed.
- The custom commands are simply instructions you speak to the computer and then it performs the designated task.
- It's a safe way to execute commands on remote computers.
- You can also use commands to change the order of word fields - for example, make the first word in a line, the fourth - and the fourth word, the first.