Translation of cause in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 countable (of accident, event) the cause of death is unknownse desconoce la causa de la muertecause and effectcausa y efectoExample sentences1.2 uncountable (reason, grounds) there's some cause for concern
existen motivos or razones para preocuparsethere's no cause for concernno hay por qué preocuparseI have every cause to regret ittengo motivos sobrados para lamentarlowithout (good) causesin causa (justificada) or motivo (justificado)she was furious, and with (good) causeestaba furiosa, y con (toda la) razónto show cause (Law)Example sentences
- This way of thinking led to his distinctive ideas about the causes of natural phenomena.
- Visiting Alice in hospital, Byrne would often ask the psychiatrists for an explanation for her condition, a root cause.
- We must also determine the causes of this phenomenon.
- Lopez is said to have promised not to dismiss him ‘without good cause or reason’.
- Vandalism and criminal damage caused by airguns is an increasing problem which is giving cause for concern according to police.
- When the horse suffered a mild fetlock injury on July 22 it was a cause for concern but no cause for panic.
- 2 countable 2.1 (ideal, movement) to fight/die for the causeluchar/morir por la causait's a good causees una buena causahe worked for the cause of nuclear disarmamenttrabajó en pro del desarme nuclearthey fought in the cause of freedomlucharon en pro de la libertadto make common cause with somebodyhacer causa común con alguien2.2 (case) (Law) to plead somebody's causeabogar por alguienExample sentences
- He always fought individual causes with the same passion that he applied to collective ones.
- Every individual shall have the right to have his cause heard.
- At the same time, the reluctance of some women with legitimate causes to plead a suit of force and fear at all, hints that they feared the courts might have condoned the use of coercion.
- Kent Kaiser likewise has a long record as public advocate for conservative causes, and particularly those of the religious right.
- However you choose to play the numbers game, these protests clearly did not represent a movement of people committed to a cause.
- Since his retirement, Cronkite has been an outspoken advocate of liberal causes.
- to cause somebody problemscausarle or ocasionarle problemas a alguiento cause somebody sorrow/paincausarle tristeza/dolor a alguiento cause somebody/something
to+ infinitivehacer que alguien/algo +their criticism caused him to resign subjunctivesus críticas motivaron or provocaron su renunciathis caused the rope to break
sus críticas hicieron que renunciaraesto hizo que se rompiera la sogathe police caused the road to be closed [formal]la policía ordenó cerrar la calleExample sentences
- Miss Young said his mixed race had caused him problems and led to bullying at school.
- The foam and plastic from the seats caused the fire to spread rapidly though the bus.
- Swindon Council may also serve a warning notice on riders causing a noise nuisance.
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