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limitar

Translation of limitar in English:

verbo transitivo

verbo intransitivo

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

also: limitarse verbo pronominal

  • limitarse a algoyo me limité a repetir lo que tú me habías dicho
    I just repeated o 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 just stood watching
    limítate a hacer lo que te ordenan
    just confine yourself to o 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 limited to big cities
    tiene que limitarse a su sueldo
    she has to live within her means
Example sentences
  • Esto no limita para que en determinadas circunstancias cumplan acciones conjuntas.
  • El trabajo de la AIFBN no se ha limitado sólo a lo político.
  • Al parecer solo se limita a hacer vista gorda del asunto.

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