Translation of sell in Spanish:
transitive verb past tense & past participle sold
- 1 1.1(goods/house/shares/player/insurance)we don't sell batteries
venderno vendemos pilassell by 11.4.12fecha límite de venta: 11-4-12to sell one's bodyvender el cuerpoto sell something
tosomebody, to sell somebody somethingvenderle algoto sell one's soul to the devil aalguienvenderle el alma al diabloto sell something forsomethingvender algothey sold the painting for $2,000 enor poralgovendieron el cuadro en or por 2.000 dólaresto sell something atsomethingthey are selling it at half price/at $320/at a discountlo están vendiendo a mitad de precio/a 320 dólares/con descuentoto sell something at a lossvender algo perdiendo dinerothey sell them at a profitsacan un margen de ganancia al venderlosExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (achieve sales figure of) her novel sold a million in a year
- The leasing driver has the chance to buy the car outright, renegotiate a lease, or they are sold to a car auction.
- Is the site being sold to make money for Hackney council?
- To clarify, I don't mind waiting until all the puppies are sold to collect money.
se vendieron un millón de ejemplares de su novela en un año1.3 (promote) big stars sell movieslas grandes estrellas venden películasit's quality that sells our productses la calidad lo que hace que nuestros productos se vendanExample sentences
- He says the stores that sell them are running stock clearance sales just now and they're to be had for a good price.
- That means stocking, promoting and selling hunting products.
- Specialist hi-fi stores do sell the high end famous brands as well: Toshiba, Sony, Pioneer, Marantz.
- Lecturing us on how to keep our linen cupboards tidy, we are being sold the idea that cleaning is cool and that a few crumbs under the toaster is an indication of failure.
- With an eye on the commissions earned from these products brokers were cashing in on the equity craze at a time when the world was being sold the idea of building a share portfolio.
- Politicians have been sold the idea that it is a big wealth-creating industry that must be cherished at all costs and now refuse to face the downside.
- 2 [colloquial] (make acceptable)to sell something
tosomebody, to sell somebody somethingconvencer a alguienshe tried to sell me some story about … dealgotrató de convencerme de que …it will be difficult for him to sell his austerity measures to the nation
trató de hacerme tragar que … [colloquial]le va a costar que la gente acepte sus medidas de austeridadyou really have to sell yourself at interviewsen una entrevista tienes que convencer al entrevistador de tu valíato be sold on somethingI'm not sold on this planeste plan no me convencehe's completely sold on the ideaestá convencido de que es una magnífica ideaExample sentences
- He worked in radio and sold Hollywood on the idea for the movie.
- But trainer Rick Griffin sold Buhner on the idea that he could still be a contributor on the field and in the clubhouse.
- Now Jerry had always wanted a poolroom, but knew he would have to sell Sherry on the idea.
- 3 (betray) the press accused them of selling their countryla prensa los acusó de vender a su país→ riverExample sentences
- I feel we have been sold out by the interim management team led by Mr Dawson.
- In his acceptance speech, Patrick talked about the raw deal given the fishermen, that they were sold out by the government.
- A lot of us are angry because we don't know what's happening and the people who have put quite a lot of years into the company feel they have been sold out.
- 4to sell somebody/something short 4.1to sell somebody shorthe's been sold short(unfairly treated) no lo han tratado como merece(cheated) lo han timadodon't sell yourself shorttienes que hacerte valer4.2
tienes que darte el lugar que te corresponde(stock/shares)
vender al descubierto
intransitive verb past tense & past participle sold
- 1.1(person/company)we sell direct to the public
vendervendemos directamente al públicobuying and sellingoperaciones (feminine plural) de compra y venta1.2 (be sold)(product)to sell
at/ forsomethingvenderseit sells at about £8 a bottle a/ poralgose vende or lo venden a 8 libras la botellaExample sentences1.3
(theory) (prove convincing) [colloquial]
- Tickets for the play's 24 performances sold out in less than two days, the majority of them bought by one of the youngest audiences the theatre can recall.
- Of the 24 professional performances, six sold out, and a further eight filled at least 85 per cent of the seats.
- It's only the evening performances which are sold out.
- 1verb + adverb + object 1.1
- 1verb + adverb + object 2verb + adverb
(sell all of) (stock)
(article)1.2 (dispose of) 2verb + adverb 2.1 (sell all stock) (shop)to sell out (
agotar las existencias de
agotar las existencias de
no nos queda pan2.2 (be sold)
se nos ha agotado el pan
se nos ha agotado el pan
(stock/tickets)the red ones had/were sold out by Saturday
el sábado ya se habían agotado los rojos or ya no quedaban en rojosold out (Cinema, Theater)
agotadas las localidades2.3 (dispose of holding)
vender or liquidar el negocio2.4 (be traitor)
(leader/artist)to sell out
venderse3verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object (betray)
vender el negocio ( or la casa etc)
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