There are 2 translations of treat in Spanish:

treat1

Pronunciation: /triːt/

vt

  • 1 (+ adv compl) 1.1 (behave toward) [person/animal] tratar to treat sb well/badly tratar bien/mal a algn the child/dog had clearly been ill treated era evidente que el niño/el perro había sido maltratado or había recibido malos tratos that's no way to treat your sister! ¡ésa no es forma de tratar a tu hermana! to treat sb like a child tratar a algn como a un niño they treated us like royalty nos trataron a cuerpo de rey how's life/the world been treating you? [colloquial/familiar] ¿cómo te trata la vida? [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (use, handle) [tool/vehicle] tratar 1.3 (regard, consider) to treat sth with suspicion ver* algo con sospecha he treated my suggestion with contempt despreció mi sugerencia modern composers want to be treated seriously los compositores modernos quieren que se los tome en serio you seem to treat this whole thing as a joke pareces tomarte a broma todo esto
  • 2 (process) [wood/fabric/sewage] tratar it has been treated with a caustic solution ha sido tratado con una solución caústica
  • 3 (deal with) [formal] [subject] tratar
  • 4 [Med] [patient/disease] tratar she's being treated for an ulcer está en tratamiento por una úlcera who is treating her? ¿quién la trata?, ¿qué médico la atiende?
  • 5 (entertain) I'm treating you te invito yo we took the children out and treated them sacamos a los niños de paseo y les dimos un gusto we thought we'd treat ourselves and go to the opera decidimos darnos un gusto e ir a la óperato treat sb to sth may I treat you to lunch? ¿te puedo invitar a comer? he treats himself to a drink once a week una vez a la semana se da el gusto de tomarse una copa why don't you treat yourself to a new dress? ¿por qué no te das un gusto y te compras un vestido nuevo? we were then treated to a performance of traditional dancing luego nos ofrecieron un espectáculo de bailes folklóricos

vi

  • (negotiate) [formal] to treat with sb negociar con algn

Phrasal verbs

treat of

v + prep + o
[formal] [thesis/article] tratar de, versar sobre; [writer] tratar

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There are 2 translations of treat in Spanish:

treat2

n

  • gusto (m) we thought we'd give the children a treat quisimos darles un gusto a los niños today I'm going to give myself a treat hoy me voy a dar un gusto or me voy a permitir un lujo I bought myself an ice cream as o for a treat me compré un helado para darme (un) gusto as a special treat como algo muy especial that meal was a real treat esa comida fue un verdadero festín her dancing is a treat to watch da gusto or es un placer verla bailar I'll stand (you all) a treat (BrE) yo (los) invito this is my treat invito or pago yo to come on/go down a treat (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] the project is coming on a treat el proyecto marcha sobre ruedas this champagne goes down a treat este champán es una delicia everything worked a treat todo salió a las mil maravillas

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In Santiago, Chile, there are almost a dozen newspapers. The most important dailies are El Mercurio (www.elmercurio.cl), founded in 1900, La Nación, and La Tercera (www.tercera.cl).