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American English: /tɛm(p)t/
British English: /tɛm(p)t/

Translation of tempt in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (often passive) 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
    estar tentado de + infinitive
    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 ella
    to tempt somebody into something/-ingto tempt somebody into crime
    inducir a alguien 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)
    Example sentences
    • He claims you're always trying to tempt God with whiskey and cigars.

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