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visit / visita
visit   [ˈvɪzɪt]
A. -noun   (generally)   visita (f)
·to go on or make a visit to
[+person, place]   ir de visita a,   visitar a
·to pay somebody a visit
·pay a visit to somebody
·hacer una visita or visitar a somebody, someone,   pasar a ver a somebody, someone especially Latin America
·on a private/an official visit
·de or en visita privada/oficial
·he was taken ill on or during a visit to Amsterdam
·cayó enfermo durante una visita a Amsterdam
·to return a visit
·devolver una visita
·a visit to the lavatory or toilet
·una visita al servicio,   una visita al señor Roca *
B. -transitive verb
1. (=go and see)
[+person]   visitar,   hacer una visita a
[+place]   ir a,   visitar
·to visit the sick
·visitar a los enfermos
·to visit a patient
·ir a ver a un paciente,   visitar a un paciente
·he never visits the doctor
·nunca va al masculineédico
·we're hoping to visit Tarragona
·esperamos poder ir a or visitar Tarragona
·when we first visited the town
·la primera vez que fuimos a or visitamos la ciudad
2. (=stay with)
[+person]   visitar,   pasar un tiempo con
(=stay in)
[+town, area]   visitar,   pasar un tiempo en
3. formal usage
(=inflict, afflict)
·to visit a punishment on somebody
·castigar a somebody, someone con algo,   mandar un castigo a somebody, someone
·they were visited with the plague
  sufrieron el azote de la peste
·the sins of the fathers are visited on the children
·los hijos sufren los pecados de los padres
C. -intransitive verb
1. (=make a visit)   hacer una visita
(=make visits)   hacer visitas
·they always visit when they're in town
·siempre nos hacen una visita cuando vienen a la ciudad
·she has promised to visit next year
·ha prometido venir de visita el año que viene
·to [go] visiting
·hacer visitas
2. (United States)
·to visit with somebody
(=go and see)   visitar a somebody, someone
(=chat with)   charlar con somebody, someone
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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