Translation of inspire in Spanish:

inspire

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈspaɪr; ɪnˈspaɪə(r)/

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  • 1 1.1 (arouse) [love/confidence] inspirar; [fear/respect] inspirar, infundir; [hope/courage] infundirto inspire sb with sth the news inspired us with new hope la noticia nos infundió nuevas esperanzas she doesn't inspire me with confidence no me inspira confianza 1.2 (influence, encourage) estimularto inspire sb to sth it inspired us to renewed efforts nos sirvió de estímulo or de acicate para redoblar nuestros esfuerzos what inspired you to do that? ¿qué te llevó or movió a hacer eso? 1.3 (give inspiration for) [music/writing/painting] inspirar this song was inspired by something that happened to me esta canción está inspirada en algo que me sucedió a work clearly inspired by Renaissance art una obra de inspiración claramente renacentista the Bible is said to be divinely inspired se dice que la Biblia fue escrita por inspiración divina

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