Translation of involve in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (entail, comprise) how much work/time would it involve?¿cuánto trabajo/tiempo supondría?this change will involve a lot of extra workeste cambio va a significar or suponer mucho trabajo extrawhat exactly does your work involve?¿en qué consiste exactamente tu trabajo?what's involved here is a matter of principlese trata de una cuestión de principioswhenever there's money involvedsiempre que hay dinero de por medioExample sentences1.2 (affect, concern) where national security is involved …
cuando se trata de la seguridad nacional …don't you realize it's my reputation that's involved here?¿no te das cuenta de que es mi reputación lo que está en juego?
- It was a workload which included every aspect of the job and even involved coverage of sport.
- This result does not involve any unconstitutional border crossing by the court.
- Several factors are involved, including increasing drink prices and the ban on smoking in bars.
- 2to involve somebody
insomething/ -ing(implicate) implicar or involucrar a alguien enalgo(allow to participate) darle participación a alguienthey tried to involve her in the scandal enalgotrataron de implicarla or involucrarla en el escándalowe try to involve as many people as possible in decision makingtratamos de darle participación al mayor número de gente posible en la toma de decisioneshe doesn't involve himself in the day-to-day running of the businessno toma parte en la gestión diaria del negociodon't try to involve me in your problems/schemesno intentes mezclarme en tus problemas/planesExample sentences
- She made false allegations to police that they where involved in criminal activity and she also claimed he had threatened to kill her.
- Do you often find yourself involved in a situation without having planned it at all?
- He fell into fast company and before long, found himself involved in illegal activities.
- 3also: involved past participle of3.1to be/get involved
insomething (implicated, associated) I was involved in an accident last yearel año pasado me vi envuelto en un accidentewhenever there's an argument in the family, he has to get involvedsiempre que hay una pelea en la familia, él tiene que meterseseveral high-ranking officials were involved in the affairhabía varios oficiales de alto rango implicados en el asuntoto be/get involved withsomebody/somethingthe people you're involved withla gente con la que andas metido or mezcladohow did you get involved with people like them?¿cómo te mezclaste con gente de esa calaña?3.2to be involved insomething (engrossed)estar absorto or enfrascado enalgo(busy) estar ocupadoto be/get involved conalgo withsomebody/somethingestar dedicado/dedicarsehe's very involved with his new show at the moment aalguien/algoen este momento está muy dedicado a or muy ocupado con su nuevo espectáculoExample sentences3.3 (emotionally)to be/get involved
- I'm not smart enough to do crossword puzzles, so I'm very involved in the politics and governance of this place.
- Doubt I would have been involved in politics if I had been around then.
- Philip Hendry had been involved in local politics almost since the time Jill and I came to Bedford thirty years ago.
withsomebodyshe's involved with a married mantiene una relación con un hombre casadoshe doesn't want to get too involved with him
tiene un enredo con un hombre casado [colloquial]no quiere llegar a una relación muy seria con élExample sentences
- Is it different when you are emotionally involved with the person you are producing?
- This is the first time that he has been involved with such an emotional and grand project.
- 100 pages into a book, you should be emotionally involved with the characters to some extent.
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