Translation of win in Spanish:
transitive verb present participle winning past tense & past participle won
- 1 (gain)(prize/medal/title)(support)ganarse(fame/recognition)ganarse(affection)ganarsegranjearse(victory)it took me a while to win their confidenceher first novel won the acclaim of the criticsme llevó un tiempo ganarme su confianzathis won her a place on the national teamsu primera novela tuvo una excelente acogida por parte de la críticatheir perseverance won them universal admirationesto le valió un puesto en el equipo nacionalthe Conservatives won 287 seatssu perseverancia les granjeó or les valió la admiración de todosvote-winning tacticslos conservadores obtuvieron 287 escaños [formal]the contract has been won by a British firmmaniobras para obtener votosto win somebody's heartel contrato le ha sido adjudicado a una empresa británicauna empresa británica ha conseguido el contratoto win somethingconquistar el corazón de alguien
fromo [colloquial] offsomebodythey've won business from their competitorsshe won £50 off me at cardsle han quitado clientes a la competenciato win something backme ganó 50 libras jugando a las cartasrecuperar algoExample sentences
- There have been reports of Welsh students even going as far as entering wet t-shirt contests to win prize money so they can pay their rent.
- This is said to be the first such endeavour in Kerala, in which passengers stand to win prizes.
- Remember, the youth member who collects the most lids wins the prize.
- However, he will bring fresh thinking to the party's efforts to win support.
- However one British expert claimed previous efforts by him to win support for such work had fallen on deaf ears.
- She also experienced reps regularly taking young doctors out for boozy meals in an effort to win their favour.
- 2 (be victorious in)(war/race/bet/competition/election)you can't win them allno se puede pretender ganarlas todas
- 3 (extract) See examples:to win something
fromsomething(minerals)100 square miles of green fields won from the desertsacar or extraer algo dealgo100 millas cuadradas de campos verdes ganadas al desiertoExample sentences
- Since excavations began at Loy Yang in 1982, the large numbers speak for themselves with 398 million m3 of coal (or 446 million tonnes of coal) being won.
intransitive verb present participle winning past tense & past participle won
- they're winning 3-1to winvan ganando 3 a 1
atsomething(at cards/billiards/golf)to winganar aalgo bysomethingthey won by 15 pointsganar poralgoOK, you win! [colloquial]ganaron por 15 puntosyou can't win!está bien, como tú digasyou just can't win with these people¡no hay caso!to win big (American English)¡no hay caso con esta gente!ganar por muchoExample sentences
- If successful in winning the race to stage the 2012 Olympics, she said the repercussions would be felt far outside London.
- The Irish team had a very successful outing in winning the tournament.
- Named player of the championship, he was one of the victorious Army team that won the championship.
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