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achieve

Pronunciation: /əˈtʃiːv/

Translation of achieve in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (accomplish) lograr the meeting didn't achieve much no se logró demasiado en la reunión to achieve the impossible lograr or conseguir* lo imposible her teachers told her she would never achieve anything sus profesores le dijeron que nunca llegaría a nada you have achieved a remarkable feat has hecho una verdadera hazaña
    Example sentences
    • O'Neill has told his players that pretty football must be secondary to achieving the right result.
    • The left wing of the attack achieved its objectives but the right wing failed completely.
    • We are achieving significant results in reducing crime and the fear of crime.
    1.2 (attain) [success/victory/improvement] conseguir*, obtener*; [aim/object] lograr, conseguir*, alcanzar*; [ambition] hacer* realidad what do you hope to achieve by that? ¿qué esperas conseguir or lograr con eso?

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • tener* éxito

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