Translation of read in Spanish:
transitive verb past tense & past participle readAmerican English: /rid/ British English: /riːd/
corregir(map/music/program)to read somebody's lips
leerleerle los labios a alguienI can't read your writingno te entiendo la letraI can read French, but not speak itpuedo leer en francés, pero no lo hablofor '800', read '80'donde dice 800 léase 80to read something
tosomebody, to read somebody somethingleerle algoI read myself to sleep aalguienleo hasta que me quedo dormidoto read somebody's mind o thoughtsadivinarle or leerle el pensamiento a alguiento take something as readAmerican English: /rid/ British English: /riːd/ (assume)dar algo por sentado or por hecho(lit) (minutes)
dar algo por leído
- 2 2.1 (interpret)(sign/signal/mood/situation)to read something right o correctly
interpretarinterpretar algo bienI read his attitude as one of deep hostilitysu actitud me parece sumamente hostilto read something
intosomethinghe read deep significance into her every remarka todo lo que decía le buscaba un significado profundoI think you're reading too much into itcreo que le estás dando demasiada importancia2.2 (hear, receive) (Telecom) [colloquial]do you read me, alpha?¿alfa, me recibe?I'm reading you loud and clearte oigo perfectamente bienExample sentences
- Hello, Earth, Do You Read Me? How might the first intelligence from an extraterrestrial civilization be transmitted to earth?
- Science fiction is not obsolete - do you read me?
- He had learned to read her moods and expressions well in the past year since they had married.
- Gregory reached out subconsciously with his mind, reading her feelings of horror and fear.
- She was reading his emotions, the ones that were bottled up inside without use.
- 3 3.1(sign/notice)the sign read American English: /rid/ British English: /riːd/ 'closed for repairs'
decirel letrero decía or ponía 'cerrado por reformas'3.2 (indicate)(thermometer/gauge)
Example sentences3.3 (note indication)
- The desert is an unforgiving place to those who cannot read its signs or understand its subtle warnings.
- Jesus wants those who read the signs of nature to ponder the real signs of the times.
- As such, the glories of nature can be read as harbingers of a future still arriving.
- The viral load measure can read as high as a million, depending on the limits of the lab test.
- If the thermometer reads 98.6°F, then you don't have a fever and you can learn more about how heat makes other things expand.
- Cook, stirring as little as possible, until the thermometer reads 300 F degrees.
- The man is believed to have been operating in the area for some time and the victim of the assault had allowed him into her home in August to read her gas meter.
- She says that the guy had come to read the gas meter earlier and the woman was not home.
- The 73 year old victim let a man into her home who claimed he needed to read the gas meter but she did not ask for identification at this stage.
- 4 (Computing)Example sentences
- Depending on what the charge inside is, the computer reads the memory cell as a ‘1’ or ‘0’.
- If your computer is constantly reading from your hard disk, it's time to upgrade.
- Computers read data tracks first, but the data track has to be located at the end of the CD.
- 5(British English) (Univ) (geography/classics)
estudiar (en la universidad)Example sentences
- He then entered the University of Cambridge to read general studies before taking up physics.
- Roberts went to university to read English and theatre studies, where her problem continued.
- The former Leeds Girls High School pupil from Roundhay, is now reading Oriental Studies at Cambridge University.
intransitive verb past tense & past participle readAmerican English: /rid/ British English: /riːd/
- 1(person)can't you read?
leer¿no sabes leer?to read
tosomebodyleerleto read aalguien aboutsomething/somebodyI readAmerican English: /rid/ British English: /riːd/ , about it in the paperlo leí en el diarioI like reading about film starsme gusta leer (cosas) sobre la vida de las estrellas de cineyou should read about the period firstprimero deberías leer un poco acerca del período históricoto read throughsomethingleer algoExample sentences
- Still, since only the two of us ever read this stuff, it barely matters, does it?
- In all of the books she had ever read the main character always had some sort of friend.
- The nature of these disclosures, and the colorful language used, strongly support the belief that no one ever reads this material.
- 2 2.1 (come across) your article reads welltu artículo está bien escritothis sentence reads rather awkwardlyesta oración no suena muy bienit reads like a Victorian noveltiene el estilo de una novela victoriana2.2 (have as text) his letter reads as follows: …su carta dice lo siguiente or [formal] reza así: …how does the last verse read?¿qué dice or cómo es el último verso?Example sentences
- On the right-hand side, stark text reads thus: ‘What, we ask, might this trigger economically?’
- T-shirts are also available, the sign reads on.
- The third floor sign reads: Floor 3: These men have highly paid jobs, love kids, are extremely good looking, and help with the housework.
nounAmerican English: /rid/ British English: /riːd/
adjectiveAmerican English: /rid/ British English: /riːd/
- to be widely o well readser muy leídoyou're better read in this subject than I am
ser de gran or amplia culturatú sabes más que yo de este tema
tú estás más informado que yo sobre este tema
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object (read aloud)
- 1verb + adverbto read up (
volver a leerread it back to me, please
vuélvemelo a leer, por favorI read, my notes back to myself
volví a leer or releí mis apuntes
leer (uno por uno)
leer (uno por uno)
leer (en voz alta)I read, it out to them
se lo leí2verb + object + adverb (expel)
(American English)he was read, out of the club/party
lo echaron del club/de la fiesta
leer (por entero)
(British English) (subject)
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