Translation of destinar in English:
- 1 está esperando que lo destinenlo han destinado a Cartagenahe's waiting to be given his posting o assignmenthe's waiting for his posting o assignment to come throughhe's been posted o sent to Cartagena
- 2 (asignar un fin)destinar algo
aalgodestina una parte de su sueldo a ayudar a su familiadestinó parte de sus ahorros a la decoración de la casapart of her salary goes to helping her familydestinaron parte del dinero a mejorar las instalacioneshe used some of his savings to decorate the housesome of his savings went on decorating the housedestinar algothey allocated part of the money to o earmarked part of the money for improving the facilities paraalgoesta habitación la tenía destinada para …to set something aside forsomethingno había destinado dinero para esta eventualidadI had planned to use this room for …destinaron los fondos a la compra de víveres para los damnificadosshe hadn't set aside o earmarked any money for this eventualitythey allocated the funds to o earmarked the funds for buying provisions for the victims
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