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invent

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈvent/

Translation of invent in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • inventar she's inventing the whole story (se) lo está inventando todo
    Example sentences
    • When coming across names one has never heard of, one invents stories about Markson's following behind the epitaphic perspective.
    • Pari, in turn, would invent long stories and narrate them to her friend.
    • Last year, police said So confessed during interrogation to inventing her story because she wanted to write a novel.

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