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run to

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento

Translation of run to in Spanish:

  • 1.1 (amount to) the report runs to 614 pages el informe ocupa 614 páginas the film runs to over four hours la película dura más de cuatro horas his working day can run to 12 hours puede llegar a trabajar hasta 12 horas al día 1.2 (extend to) if your taste runs to something a little more exotic … si sus gustos son algo más exóticos … his enthusiasm won't run to giving up his weekends su entusiasmo no llega al extremo de sacrificar sus fines de semana 1.3 (suffice for) (British English/inglés británico) [income/resources] alcanzar* para, dar* para [colloquial/familiar] I don't think it will run to a second cup no creo que alcance or [colloquial/familiar] que dé para otra taza 1.4 (afford) (British English/inglés británico) permitirse I'm afraid we can't run to hotel accommodation lo siento pero no podemos permitirnos pagar un hotel
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