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exp.
locate sth
exp.
to find sth
exp.
locate sb
exp.
to find sb
exp.
we have been unable to track down the boss
exp.
we have been unable to find {o} locate the boss
exp.
he was unable to find {o} locate Madrid on the map
exp.
it's better than nothing
(MODISMOS)
v.
to provide sth with sth
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ubicar

  
a       vt  
1      (esp LAm)   (=colocar)   to place, locate  
  [+edificio]  
to site
2    (=encontrar)  
2.1    ubicar algo      to find sth, locate sth  
no supo ubicar Madrid en el mapa      he was unable to find o locate Madrid on the map  
2.2      (LAm)  
ubicar a algn      to find sb, locate sb  
no hemos podido ubicar al jefe      we have been unable to find o locate the boss, we have been unable to track down the boss  
b    ubicarse      vpr  
1    (=estar situado)  
el museo se ubica en el centro de la ciudad      the museum is located o situated in the city centre  
2    (=orientarse)   to find one's way around  
a pesar del mapa no consigo ubicarme      even though I have a map I can't find my way around  
este es el museo, ¿te ubicas ahora?      this is the museum, have you got your bearings now?  
3      (LAm)  
*   (=colocarse)   to get a job
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
"ubicar algo": examples and translations in context
¿Podrían ubicar algo en la superficie terrestre si supieran la ubicación del satélite?" Could you figure out an unknown location on the ground, if you knew the location of the satellite?"
Si me quieres ubicar o algo. You ever want me to come by and help out in any way.
¿Has avanzado algo en ubicar a Eve? Have you made any progress in locating Eve?
Es imprescindible ubicar el sacrificio en su sitio. It is imperative to display the sacrifice on its pedestal.
Sólo recientemente se ha logrado ubicar esta área escondida. It was only recently that this "hidden area" has been traced.
Así que todos nos podemos ubicar allá. My Father got the place in New York so we're all set this Friday.
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