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tempt

Pronunciation: /tempt/

Translation of tempt in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (often passive/frecuentemente en voz pasiva) tentar* did you buy it? — no, but I was tempted ¿lo compraste? — no, pero estuve tentado don't tempt me no me tientes to tempt fate o providence tentar* a la suerte I am not tempted by the idea la idea no me seduce to be tempted to + infinitive/infinitivo estar* tentado de + infinitive/infinitivo I was tempted to tell her what I really thought of her estuve tentado de or me dieron ganas de decirle lo que realmente pensaba de ellato tempt sb into sth/-ing to tempt sb into crime inducir* a algn a cometer un delito they tempted me into staying another week me convencieron de que me quedara otra semana what can I tempt you with? ¿qué puedo ofrecerte? may I tempt you to a little more? ¿le sirvo un poco más? can I tempt you away from your work? ¿te puedo convencer de que dejes el trabajo para más tarde? 1.2 [Religion/Religión] tentar*
    Example sentences
    • He claims you're always trying to tempt God with whiskey and cigars.

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