¿Sabías que...?: ¿Sabías que el perejil tiene más potasio que el plánato?
adjust / regular
 
adjust   [əˈdȝʌst]
A. -transitive verb
1. (=regulate)
[+height, temperature, speed, knob, dial]   regular
[+machine, engine, brakes]   ajustar
·she adjusted her wing mirror
·ajustó el retrovisor exterior
·this chair can be adjusted
·esta silla se puede regular
·do not adjust your set
·no modifique los controles de su aparato
2. (=correct)
[+figures]   ajustar
[+salaries, wages, prices]   reajustar
·adjusted gross income
ingresos masculine plural brutos ajustados
·the seasonally adjusted unemployment total
·la tasa de desempleo desestacionalizada
·we have adjusted all salaries [upwards]/[downwards]
·hemos hecho un reajuste de todos los salarios al alza/a la baja
3. (=change, adapt)
[+terms]   modificar
·I tried to adjust my eyes to the darkness
·intenté que los ojos se me acostumbrasen a la oscuridad
·to adjust [o.noun.] to a new situation
·adaptarse a una nueva situaciónoun
4. (=arrange)
[+hat, tie, clothes]   arreglar
[+straps]   ajustar
·she adjusted her head scarf
·se arregló la pañoleta
5. (Insurance)
[+claim]   liquidar,   tasar
B. -intransitive verb
[person]   adaptarse
[machine, device]   ajustarse
·the boy is having trouble in adjusting
·el niño está teniendo dificultades para adaptarse
·to adjust [to] something
[person]   acostumbrarse a algo,   adaptarse a algo
[eyes, body]   acostumbrarse a algo
·the seat adjusts to various heights
·el asiento se puede regular a distintas alturas
 
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