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American English: /preɪ/
British English: /preɪ/

Translation of pray in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • let us pray
    oremos [formal]
    they pray to many deities
    rezan a muchos dioses
    to pray for somebody/something
    rezar or rogar por alguien/algo
    they prayed for the victims/their souls
    rezaron or rogaron por las víctimas/sus almas
    let us pray to God for strength
    pidámosle or roguémosle a Dios que nos dé fuerzas
    to pray for rain
    rezar para que llueva
    let's pray for an easy paper
    recemos para que nos toque un examen fácil
    to be past praying for
    no tener salvación

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (Religion)she prayed that God might help them
    rogó a Dios que los ayudara
    I pray (to) God he's all right
    Dios quiera que no le haya pasado nada
    1.2 (beg, request) [archaic]
    Example sentences
    • People pray to these deities because they have an adoration for the deity and have a feeling of awe about it.
    • So my advice is: pray more, sin less and live the life that God is calling you to live.
    • We can discharge this obligation by simply praying for him as we pray for our dear ones and our own very selves.


  • [archaic]pray be seated
    por favor tomen asiento
    and what, pray (tell), is the point of this?
    ¿y qué sentido tiene esto, si se puede saber?

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