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conseguir

Translation of conseguir in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 1.1
    (objetivo/fin/resultado)
    to achieve
    obtain
    (entrada/plaza/empleo)
    to get
    no conseguirás nada de él
    you won't get anything out of him
    siempre consigue lo que se propone
    she always achieves what she sets out to do
    si lo intentas, al final lo conseguirás
    if you try, you'll succeed in the end
    un artista que ha conseguido un estilo propio
    an artist who has developed o achieved his own style
    al final consiguió un permiso de trabajo
    he finally got o managed to get a work permit
    todavía no ha conseguido trabajo
    she still hasn't got a job o found work
    consiguió el primer premio en el concurso
    she won first prize in the competition
    la película consiguió un gran éxito de crítica
    the film was very well received by the critics
    consiguieron una mayoría aplastante
    they obtained an overwhelming majority
    consiguió la victoria con su último lanzamiento
    she won with her last throw
    1.2conseguir + infinitivo
    to manage to + infinitivo
    no consigo entenderlo
    I can't work it out
    al final conseguí convencer a mis padres
    I finally managed to talk my parents round
    consiguió clasificarse para la final
    she managed to qualify o she qualified for the final
    1.3conseguir que + subjuntivosi sigues así vas a conseguir que me enfade
    if you carry on like that, you're going to get me annoyed
    al final conseguí que me dejaran pasar
    I finally got them to let me through
    I finally managed to persuade them to let me through
    conseguí que me lo prestara
    I got him o I managed to get him to lend it to me

verbo intransitivo

  • (Río de la Plata) conseguir con alguien/algo
    to get through to somebody/something
    no puedo conseguir con él/con ese número
    I can't get through to him/to that number
Example sentences
  • Nosotros estamos contentos y queremos conseguir los resultados.
  • Para cargos sencillos y hasta manuales tienes que pasar por todo un drama para conseguir empleo.
  • Se mostró seguro de conseguir la victoria en las parlamentarias.

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