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destinar

Translation of destinar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 2 (asignar un fin)destinar algo a algodestina una parte de su sueldo a ayudar a su familia
    part of her salary goes to helping her family
    destinó parte de sus ahorros a la decoración de la casa
    he used some of his savings to decorate the house
    some of his savings went on decorating the house
    destinaron parte del dinero a mejorar las instalaciones
    they allocated part of the money to o earmarked part of the money for improving the facilities
    destinar algo para algo
    to set something aside for something
    esta habitación la tenía destinada para …
    I had planned to use this room for …
    no había destinado dinero para esta eventualidad
    she hadn't set aside o earmarked any money for this eventuality
    destinaron los fondos a la compra de víveres para los damnificados
    they allocated the funds to o earmarked the funds for buying provisions for the victims

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