Translation of engañar in English:



  • 1.1 (embaucar) no te dejes engañar don't be misled o fooled o deceived o taken in sé que no estuviste allí, tú a mí no me engañas I know you weren't there, you can't fool me a él no se lo engaña tan fácilmente he's not so easily fooled o duped o deceived, he's not taken in that easily te han engañado, no está hecho a mano you've been cheated o conned o had o done, it's not handmade [colloquial/familiar] me engañó la vista my eyes deceived o misled me si la memoria no me engaña if my memory serves me right o correctly las apariencias engañan appearances can be deceptive engañar el hambre or el estómago to keep the wolf from the door [colloquial/familiar] comimos un poco de queso para engañar el hambre we had some cheese to keep the wolf from the door o to take the edge off our appetites o to keep us going 1.2 (ser infiel a) to be unfaithful to, cheat on (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] su marido la engaña con la secretaria her husband's being unfaithful to her o cheating on her, he's having an affair with his secretary
    In Other Dictionaries
    Definition of be unfaithful to in:

engañarse v pron

  • 1.1 (refl) (mentirse) to deceive oneself, delude oneself, kid oneself [colloquial/familiar] no te engañes, no se va a casar contigo don't deceive o delude o kid yourself, she's not going to marry you
    In Other Dictionaries
    Translate delude oneself into Italian
    1.2 (equivocarse) to be mistaken duró, si no me engaño, hasta noviembre it lasted until November, if I'm not mistaken

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day vapor
vapor (US), vapour (GB) …