recommend(redirected from recommends)
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If you recommend someone or something, you praise them and advise other people to use them or buy them.
You can say that you recommend someone or something for a particular job or purpose.
If you recommend a particular action, you say that it is the best thing to do in the circumstances.
You can recommend that someone does something or recommend that someone should do something.
You can also recommend someone to do something.
Some people consider this use to be incorrect, and say that you should say 'Although they have eight children, they do not recommend that other couples should have families of this size'.
Don't say that you 'recommend someone' a particular action. Don't say, for example, 'I recommend you a visit to Paris'. Say 'I recommend a visit to Paris', 'I recommend visiting Paris', or 'I recommend that you visit Paris'.
Past participle: recommended
|Verb||1.||recommend - push for something; "The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day"|
|2.||recommend - express a good opinion of|
praise - express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance"
|3.||recommend - make attractive or acceptable; "Honesty recommends any person"|
advocate reject, veto, disapprove of, argue against
to recommend sb for a job → recomendar a algn para un trabajo
she comes highly recommended (by Anne) → viene muy bien recomendada (por Anne)
I don't recommend the pizza → no recomiendo la pizza
the town has much/little to recommend it → el pueblo tiene mucho/poco atractivo
what do you recommend for a sore throat? → ¿qué recomienda para el dolor de garganta?
the recommended daily intake is → el consumo diario recomendado or aconsejado es ...
this method is not to be recommended → este método no es nada recomendable or aconsejable
to recommend doing sth → recomendar or aconsejar hacer algo
the doctor recommended that he (should) stay in bed → el médico le recomendó or aconsejó que guardara cama
to recommend sb to do sth → recomendar or aconsejar a algn hacer algo or que haga algo
I would recommend against going on your own → le recomendaría or aconsejaría no ir solo or que no fuera solo
recommended retail price → precio m de venta al público recomendado
What do you recommend? → Qu'est-ce que vous me conseillez?
to recommend sb for promotion → recommander la candidature de qn pour une promotion
She has a lot to recommend her → Elle a beaucoup de choses en sa faveur.
This biography has much to recommend it → Cette biographie a beaucoup de qualités.
This site has little to recommend it → Cet emplacement a peu à offrir.
it is recommended that ... → il est conseillé de ..., il est recommandé de ...
It is recommended that you should consult your doctor → Il est conseillé de consulter votre médecin., Il est recommandé de consulter votre médecin.
It was recommended that he serve 20 years → Il a été conseillé qu'il purge vingt ans., Il a été recommandé qu'il purge vingt ans.
recommend[ˌrɛkəˈmɛnd] vt (course of action) → consigliare; (product, doctor) → raccomandare, consigliare; (person, for job) → raccomandare
I recommend that he sees a doctor (frm) → gli consiglierei di vedere un medico
to recommend sb for sth → raccomandare qn per qc
she has a lot to recommend her → ha molti elementi a suo favore
recommend→ يُوصي ب doporučit anbefale empfehlen συνιστώ recomendar suositella recommander preporučiti raccomandare 勧める 추천하다 aanbevelen anbefale polecić recomendar рекомендовать rekommendera แนะนำ öneride bulunmak khuyến nghị 推荐
- Could you recommend a hotel? (US)
Can you recommend a hotel? (UK)
- Can you recommend a good restaurant?
- What do you recommend for my hair?
- Can you recommend a pediatrician? (US)
Can you recommend a paediatrician? (UK)
- Can you recommend a good wine?
- Can you recommend a good red wine?
- Can you recommend a good white wine?
- Can you recommed a good rosé wine? (US)
Can you recommend a good rosé wine? (UK)
- What do you recommend?
- Can you recommend a local dish?