Translation of concretar in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 1.1 (concertar) [fecha/precio] to fix, set concretar los términos del contrato to agree on the terms of the contract 1.2 (precisar, definir) no fue capaz de concretar lo que quiere hacer he was unable to be specific about o/or define exactly what he wants to do hablamos mucho y largo, pero no concretamos nada we talked a great deal, but we didn't settle on anything definite o decide anything concrete o specific 1.3 (materializar) [esperanzas] to realize, fulfill (inglés norteamericano/American English) fulfil (inglés británico/British English) ; [sueños] to realize, make … come true nunca concretó su donación (Chile) his donation never materialized
verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
- a ver si concretas get to the point bueno, concretemos, ¿quién se lo va a decir? right, let's get things clear, who's going to tell him? está bien, pero llámame para concretar that's fine, but give me a call to arrange the details
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (concretarse)
- [cambios/hechos/amenazas] to become a reality; [sueños] to be realized, come true; [esperanzas] to be realized o/or fulfilled* sus ideas se concretan plásticamente en los bronces expuestos her ideas are given concrete representation in the bronzes on show la reunión con ella nunca llegó a concretarse the meeting with her never took place o/or happened la ayuda que nos habían prometido nunca llegó a concretarse the help they had promised us never materialized o/or was never forthcoming
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