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run to
verb + preposition + object

Translation of run to verb + preposition + object in Spanish:

  • 1.1 (amount to) See examples: 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) See examples: 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) (income/resources)
    alcanzar para
    dar para [colloquial]
    I don't think it will run to a second cup
    no creo que alcance or [colloquial] que dé para otra taza
    1.4 (afford)
    (British English)
    I'm afraid we can't run to hotel accommodation
    lo siento pero no podemos permitirnos pagar un hotel
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