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llamar

Translation of llamar in English:

verbo transitivo

verbo intransitivo

also: llamarse verbo pronominal

  • to be called
    su padre se llama Pedro
    his father is called Pedro
    his father's name is Pedro
    ¿cómo te llamas? no sé cómo se llama el libro
    I don't know what the book's called
    ese acabará en la cárcel como que (yo) me llamo Beatriz
    he'll end up in prison as sure as my name's Beatriz
Example sentences
  • Durante la larga época de la colonia se llamó gobernación de Cuenca.
  • A ver si llama o que responde, como reacciona.
  • Es él quien más llama la atención y a quien más se celebra.

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