Translation of jugar in English:

jugar

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • 2jugar con 2.1 (tratar sin respeto, sin seriedad) to play with ¿te das cuenta de que estás jugando con tu futuro? do you realize you're playing with your future o/or you're putting your future at risk? está jugando con tus sentimientos he's playing o/or toying with your feelings 2.2 (manejar) to play with el artista juega con interesantes efectos de luz y sombra the artist plays with interesting effects of light and shade
  • 3 [factores/elementos] (actuar) jugar a favor de algn to work in sb's favor jugar en contra de algn to work o/or count against sb

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • 2 2.1 (apostar) jugar algo a algo to bet sth on sth lo jugó todo al 17 he bet o/or put everything he had on number 17 te juego una cerveza a que me cree I bet you a beer he believes me 2.2 (sortear) se juega mañana the draw takes place tomorrow

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (jugarse)

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