Translation of succeed in Spanish:
- 1 (have success)(plan)(person)after several attempts they finally succeededdar resultadosurtir efectoshe tried to persuade him, but did not succeeddespués de varios intentos, al final lo consiguieron or lo lograronto succeedintentó convencerlo pero no lo consiguió or no lo logró
insomething/ -inghe's succeeded in all that he's doneto succeed in lifeha tenido éxito en todo lo que ha hechohe finally succeeded in passing the examtriunfar en la vidayou'll only succeed in making matters worseal final logró aprobar el examennothing succeeds like successsolo conseguirás empeorar las cosasif at first you don't succeed, try, try againel éxito llama al éxitoel que la sigue la consigueExample sentences
- A group of 20 local blocklayers, plumbers and electricians succeeded in achieving their Safe Pass card in the FAS certified programme.
- Technical problems succeeded in achieving something the general public could not: temporarily disabling the march of bureaucracy.
- It has also succeeded in achieving the proclaimed mission of poverty reduction through community-based organisation of poor Kerala women.
- His talent will give him the fame he needs to succeed.
- They marry, both ultimately succeeding in the harsher social and financial climate of the New World.
- When competition becomes the dominant model for social reward, only a few can succeed, whereas the rest grow embittered.
- 2 2.1to succeed (
tosomething)he succeeded to the throneto succeed to a titlesubió al trono2.2 (follow) [literary] there succeeded a painful silenceheredar un títuloentonces se produjo un incómodo silencioExample sentences
- The danger of war passed, to be succeeded by one yet more frightening: cholera, spreading from the east.
- As the acuteness of this remorse began to die away, it was succeeded by a sense of joy.
- As discipline improved and the men began to feel no longer simply volunteers, but enlisted volunteers, the romantic devotion which they had felt was succeeded by a feeling of constraint and necessity.
- 1.1 (take the place of) she succeeded her father as chairpersonwho succeeded him?sucedió a su padre en la presidencia1.2 (come after) [literary]¿quién lo sucedió?¿quién fue su sucesor?suceder a [literary]Example sentences
- His 18-year-old niece, Victoria, succeeded him to the throne.
- Ten years after becoming king, Ferdinand was hounded from the throne, to be succeeded by his son, Boris III.
- At the age of 42 Moores is ideally positioned to succeed Fletcher as England coach when the time comes.
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Opus Dei - Latin for "God's Work" - is a Catholic organization founded in Spain in 1928. The Opus became very influential in Spanish society, above all by founding schools and universities. The aim was to create an élite which would spread Christian ideals throughout society. The University of Navarre is one of its foremost institutions.