Translation of with in Spanish:
When the translation con is followed by the pronouns mí, ti, and sí, it combines with them to form conmigo, contigo, and consigo: come with me ven conmigo; take it with you llévalo contigo; he had his dog with him tenía el perro consigo. with often appears as the second element of certain verb structures in English ( come up with, get away with, reckon with, etc). For translations, see the relevant verb entry ( come, get, reckon, etc).
- 1 1.1 (in the company of) con she went with him/them/me/you fue con él/con ellos/conmigo/contigo who did you go with? ¿con quién fuiste? go with your sister ve con tu hermana, acompaña a tu hermana I'm staying with a friend estoy en casa de un amigo I'll be with you in a moment enseguida estoy contigo ( or te atiendo etc) bring your tools with you ven con las herramientas, tráete las herramientas she had brought it with her lo había traído (consigo) the bad weather is still with us seguimos con mal tiempo the doubt remained with her until she died murió con la duda gin with or without ice? ¿ginebra con o sin hielo? are you with me? [colloquial/familiar] ¿entiendes ( or entienden etc)?, ¿me sigues ( or siguen etc)? 1.2 (member, employee, client etc of) en are you still with Davis Tools? ¿sigues en Davis Tools? I've been banking with them for years hace años que tengo cuenta en ese banco 1.3 (in agreement, supporting) con I'm with you on that en eso estoy contigo we're with you all the way, captain cuente con nosotros, capitán
- 2 (in descriptions) the shirt is black with white stripes la camisa es negra a or con rayas blancas a little house with a red roof una casita con un tejado rojo the man with the beard/the walking stick/the red tie el hombre de barba/bastón/corbata roja a tall woman with long hair una mujer alta con el pelo largo or de pelo largo he is married, with three children está casado y tiene tres hijos the one with the green hat la del sombrero verde, la que tiene el sombrero verde
- 3 3.1 (indicating manner) con with tears in his eyes con lágrimas en los ojos the proposal was greeted with derision/enthusiasm/indifference la propuesta fue recibida con burlas/entusiasmo/indiferencia it was done with no fuss se hizo sin aspavientos 3.2 (by means of, using) con she ate it with her fingers lo comió con la mano we can fix it with glue lo podemos arreglar con pegamento 3.3 (as a result of) I'm green with envy me muero de envidia trembling with fright temblando de miedo this wine improves with age este vino mejora con el tiempo with time the pain grows less acute con el tiempo el dolor se hace menos intenso with luck con suerte
- 4 4.1 (introducing phrases) with three miles to go he's still in the lead a tres millas de la meta, sigue en cabeza with him in charge, things are bound to go wrong con él al mando, las cosas tienen que salir mal you can't go out with no coat on no puedes salir sin abrigo 4.2 (despite) with all her experience, she still can't get a job aún con or a pesar de toda su experiencia, no puede conseguir trabajo
- 5 (where sb, sth is concerned) con you can never tell with her con ella nunca se sabe the trouble with Roy is that … lo que pasa con Roy es que … it's an obsession with her es una obsesión que tiene it's a custom with us to begin the New Year … es costumbre entre nosotros or nosotros acostumbramos empezar el año … what's up with you/him today? [colloquial/familiar] ¿qué te/le pasa hoy?
- 7 (after adv, adv phrase) come on, out with it! ¡vamos, suéltalo! away with him! ¡llévenselo! down with the dictator! ¡abajo el dictador! off with her head! ¡que le corten la cabeza! hey, easy with the salt! ¡eh, ojo con la sal! as soon as we get home it's into the bath with you! en cuanto lleguemos a casa ¡a la bañera contigo! or tú vas derechito a la bañera
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