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limitar

Translation of limitar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • limitar con algo to border on sth España limita al oeste con Portugal Spain borders on o/or is bounded by Portugal to the west, Spain shares a border with Portugal in the west

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (limitarse)

  • limitarse a algo yo me limité a repetir lo que tú me habías dicho I just repeated o/or all I did was repeat what you'd said to me no hizo ningún comentario, se limitó a observar he didn't say anything, he merely o/or just stood watching limítate a hacer lo que te ordenan just confine yourself to o/or keep to what you've been told to do el problema no se limita únicamente a las grandes ciudades the problem is not just confined o/or limited to big cities tiene que limitarse a su sueldo she has to live within her means

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