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aspirar

Translation of aspirar in English:

verbo intransitivo

  • 1 (desear, pretender)aspirar a algoaspira a convertirse en una gran actriz
    she hopes to become a great actress
    aspira a (ser) alcalde
    he aspires to become mayor
    aspirar a la mano de una chica
    to seek a girl's hand in marriage
    [formal]
Example sentences
  • No mantener el cigarrillo entre los labios cuando no se aspira el humo.
  • En cada proyecto aspiran obtener hasta 100 litros de miel.
  • Los participantes aspiran a llegar a una finalidad que es conseguir un premio.

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