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cerrar

Translation of cerrar in English:

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • 1 (hablando de una puerta, ventana) cierra, que hace frío
    close or shut the door ( or window etc. ), it's cold
    ¿cerraste con llave?
    did you lock the door?
    did you lock up?

also: cerrarse pronominal verb

  • 4 (mostrarse reacio, intransigente) se cerró y no quiso saber nada más
    she closed her mind and refused to listen to any more about it
    se cerró en su actitud
    he dug his heels in
    cerrarse a algosería cerrarse a la evidencia negar que …
    we would be turning our back on the evidence if we were to deny that …
    se cerró a todo lo nuevo
    she refused to consider anything new
    she closed her mind to anything new
Example sentences
  • Las conversaciones están bastante avanzadas y en cuestión de horas se cerraría el acuerdo.
  • Su bolsa cerró este miércoles con una caída del 1,2 %.
  • Una vez que transcurrió el tiempo los trabajadores volvieron a cerrar la avenida.
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