Translation of demorar in English:

demorar

vt

vi

  • (esp AmL) ¡no demores! don't be long! demorar en + inf to take time to do sth no me esperes que voy a demorar en terminar don't wait for me because I won't be finished for a while [colloquial/familiar] demoró en hacer efecto it took some time to take effect

demorarse v pron

  • 1.1 (AmL) (tardar cierto tiempo) ¿ya lo terminaste? ¡qué poco te demoraste! have you finished already? you didn't take very long o that didn't take you very longdemorarse en + inf ¿cuánto te demoras en llegar hasta allá? how long does it take you to get there? 1.2 (AmL) (tardar demasiado) to be o take too long demorarse en + inf to take a long time to + inf perdón por demorarme en contestar tu carta I'm sorry I've taken o it's taken me so long to reply to your letter se demoró en decidirse y perdió la oportunidad she took too long to make her mind up and missed her chance

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