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concretar

Translation of concretar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

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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