Translation of run to verb + preposition + object in Spanish:
- 1.1 (amount to) See examples: the report runs to 614 pagesthe film runs to over four hoursel informe ocupa 614 páginashis working day can run to 12 hoursla película dura más de cuatro horas1.2 (extend to) See examples: if your taste runs to something a little more exotic …puede llegar a trabajar hasta 12 horas al díahis enthusiasm won't run to giving up his weekendssi sus gustos son algo más exóticos …1.3 (suffice for)su entusiasmo no llega al extremo de sacrificar sus fines de semana(British English) (income/resources)I don't think it will run to a second cupalcanzar paradar para [colloquial]1.4 (afford)no creo que alcance or [colloquial] que dé para otra taza(British English)I'm afraid we can't run to hotel accommodationpermitirselo siento pero no podemos permitirnos pagar un hotel
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