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conseguir

Translation of conseguir in English:

transitive verb

  • 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 or she qualified for the final
  • 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 or I managed to get him to lend it to me

intransitive verb

  • (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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