escoger


escoger
v.
1 to choose.
tiene dos sabores a escoger there are two flavors to choose from
tener mucho donde escoger to have plenty of choice, to be spoiled for choice (British)
tenemos que escoger entre tres candidatos we have to choose between three candidates
María escoge los maduros Mary chooses the ripe ones.
Ella escogió bailar She chose dancing.
2 to make a choice, to take a choice, to choose.
María escogió Mary made a choice.
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escoger
Conjugation model [PROTEGER], like {{link=proteger}}proteger
verbo transitivo
1 to choose, pick out, select
escogió un libro del montón she chose a book from the pile
escogió entre cuatro libros he chose between four books
lo escogió para/por marido she chose him as her husband
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FRASEOLOGÍA
a escoger to choose from
hay cuatro premios a escoger there are four prizes to choose from
no hay donde escoger they are all just as bad
tener donde escoger to have a good choice
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verb
to choose, pick, select
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1.
VT to choose, pick; [por votación] to elect

yo escogí el azul — I chose o picked the blue one

escogió los mejores vinos para la cena — he picked out o chose o selected the best wines to go with the meal

2.
VI to choose

no hay mucho donde escoger — there isn't much to choose from, there isn't much choice

hay que escoger entre los dos — you must choose between the two

puestos a escoger, me quedo con estos — faced with the choice, I'll keep these

tener donde escoger — to have plenty to choose from, have plenty of choice

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verbo transitivo to choose

escoge el libro que quieras — pick o choose whichever book you want

tener mucho (de) donde escoger — to be spoilt for choice

no hay mucho (de) donde escoger — there isn't a great deal of choice, there isn't much to choose from

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= choose, click off, cull, opt (for), pick out, select, single out, pick and mix, mix and match, elect, pick, take + Posesivo + pick, go for.
Ex. A library is no longer constrained to choose either a classified or a dictionary catalogue.
Ex. We may some day click off arguments on a machine with the same assurance that we now enter sales on a cash register.
Ex. The contents of an extract will often be culled from the results, conclusions or recommendations, i.e. the concluding segments, of the document.
Ex. However, in 1983, Forest Press decided to opt for the concept of continuous revision.
Ex. This process proceeds by examining in turn every one of a large set of items, and by picking out those which have certain specified characteristics.
Ex. An extract is one o more portions of a document selected to represent the whole document.
Ex. Conference proceedings are singled out for special attention because they are an important category of material in relation to abstracting and indexing publications.
Ex. Modular courses are already in place from which a student can pick and mix.
Ex. It is possible to mix and match from copyright law, patent law and trade secret and contract law, and the choice of avenue offering the best protection will depend upon many variables.
Ex. This Act defined the right of workers to organize and to elect representatives.
Ex. The network itself is assumed to be unreliable; any portion of the network could disappear at any moment (pick your favorite catastrophe -- these days backhoes cutting cables are more of a threat than bombs).
Ex. We can offer them both and let our users take their pick.
Ex. If flexibility is required, it may be better to go for a general-purpose data base management system.
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* escoger al azar = pick at + random.
* escoger aleatoriamente = pick at + random.
* escoger con cuidado = pick and choose.
* escoger con esmero = pick and choose.
* escoger cuidadosamente = handpick.
* escoger las palabras = choose + Posesivo + words (carefully), pick + Posesivo + words (carefully).
* escoger una opción = choose + setting, take up + option.
* ser exigente al escoger = pick and choose.
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verbo transitivo to choose

escoge el libro que quieras — pick o choose whichever book you want

tener mucho (de) donde escoger — to be spoilt for choice

no hay mucho (de) donde escoger — there isn't a great deal of choice, there isn't much to choose from

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= choose, click off, cull, opt (for), pick out, select, single out, pick and mix, mix and match, elect, pick, take + Posesivo + pick, go for.

Ex: A library is no longer constrained to choose either a classified or a dictionary catalogue.

Ex: We may some day click off arguments on a machine with the same assurance that we now enter sales on a cash register.
Ex: The contents of an extract will often be culled from the results, conclusions or recommendations, i.e. the concluding segments, of the document.
Ex: However, in 1983, Forest Press decided to opt for the concept of continuous revision.
Ex: This process proceeds by examining in turn every one of a large set of items, and by picking out those which have certain specified characteristics.
Ex: An extract is one o more portions of a document selected to represent the whole document.
Ex: Conference proceedings are singled out for special attention because they are an important category of material in relation to abstracting and indexing publications.
Ex: Modular courses are already in place from which a student can pick and mix.
Ex: It is possible to mix and match from copyright law, patent law and trade secret and contract law, and the choice of avenue offering the best protection will depend upon many variables.
Ex: This Act defined the right of workers to organize and to elect representatives.
Ex: The network itself is assumed to be unreliable; any portion of the network could disappear at any moment (pick your favorite catastrophe -- these days backhoes cutting cables are more of a threat than bombs).
Ex: We can offer them both and let our users take their pick.
Ex: If flexibility is required, it may be better to go for a general-purpose data base management system.
* escoger al azar = pick at + random.
* escoger aleatoriamente = pick at + random.
* escoger con cuidado = pick and choose.
* escoger con esmero = pick and choose.
* escoger cuidadosamente = handpick.
* escoger las palabras = choose + Posesivo + words (carefully), pick + Posesivo + words (carefully).
* escoger una opción = choose + setting, take up + option.
* ser exigente al escoger = pick and choose.

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escoger [E6 ]
vt
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 choose whichever book you want
escoge los dos o tres mejores pick out o 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 selected from among 90 applicants
fue escogido para representar a su clase he was chosen o picked to represent his class
tuvo mucho cuidado al escoger sus palabras he picked o chose his words very carefully
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escoger (conjugate escoger) verbo transitivo
to choose;
escoge que quieras pick o choose whichever (one) you want;

no hay mucho (de) donde escoger there isn't a great deal of choice, there isn't much to choose from
escoger verbo transitivo to choose [entre, between] [de, from]: escogerán a los más preparados, they'll select the best-trained ones ➣ Ver nota en choose

'escoger' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
elección
- elegir
English:
choose
- select
- single out
- pick
- single
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escoger
vt
to choose;
escoge una carta pick a card;
de (entre) cien candidatos lo escogieron a él out of a hundred candidates they chose o selected him;
escogemos la mejor fruta para nuestros clientes we select the best fruit for our customers;
tiene dos sabores a escoger there are two flavours to choose from;
tener mucho donde escoger to have plenty of choice, Br to be spoilt for choice;
tenemos poco donde escoger we don't have much to choose from
vi
to choose (entre between);
te toca escoger it's your turn to choose;
tenemos que escoger entre tres candidatos we have to choose between three candidates
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escoger
v/t choose, select
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escoger {15} vt
elegir, seleccionar: to choose, to select
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escoger vb to choose [pt. chose; pp. chosen]
escogió el vestido azul she chose the blue dress

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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