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American English: /bɔrn/
British English: /bɔːn/

Translation of born in Spanish:

past participle of bear1

  • 1to be born when was she born?
    ¿cuándo nació?
    to be born blindshe was born blind
    es ciega de nacimiento
    the young are born blind
    las crías nacen ciegas
    to be born lucky
    nacer con suerte
    poets are born not made
    los poetas nacen, no se hacen
    to be born into somethinghe was born into a Protestant family/the aristocracy
    nació en el seno de una familia protestante/aristócrata
    born into poverty
    nacido en la pobreza
    to be born into the world [literary] to be born of somebody/somethingshe was born of middle-class parents
    sus padres eran de clase media
    nació en una familia de clase media
    with the confidence born of experience
    con la confianza que da la experiencia
    to be born to somebody [formal] a child was born to them
    tuvieron un hijo
    I wasn't born yesterday, you know!
    ¡oye, que no nací ayer
    ¡oye, que no me chupo el dedo! [colloquial]
    there's one born every minute!
    hay tontos para repartir or para dar y vender
    were you born in a barn?
    ¿es que traes cola? (Latin America)
    young people today don't know they're born!
    los jóvenes de hoy no saben lo que tienen
    born Jane Smith
    (real name) cuyo verdadero nombre es/era Jane Smith
    (neé) de soltera Jane Smith
  • 2 (destined)to be born to something/to + infinitivehe was born to (a life of) luxury
    nació para (ser) rico
    this is the book I was born to write
    estaba destinado a escribir este libro
    this is what I was born for o what I was born to do
    yo he nacido para esto


  • (before noun)
    she has a born aptitude for teaching
    tiene una aptitud innata para la enseñanza
    in all my born days [colloquial]
    en toda mi vida
    he's a born loser
    siempre ha sido y será un perdedor
    Example sentences
    • He thrived in the training and displayed the natural attributes of a born soldier.
    • Are you a born investment banker?
    • Are you a born athlete?
    Example sentences
    • Balcon felt he was born to be a soldier.
    • He was born to be an actor, and when he conscientiously set himself to a task he could blend his genius with a thoroughly sound and intelligent craftsmanship.
    • He was born to serve and served his primary constituency diligently.
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