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Translation of mira in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • 2 (Río de la Plata) (perspectiva) See examples: ¿están por terminar? — ¡ni miras!
    are you nearly finished? — nowhere near! o you must be joking!
    llevan tres años de novios pero no tienen miras de casarse
    they've been going out for three years but they don't have any plans to marry
Example sentences
  • Me oriento en buscar empleos con gran nivel de responsabilidad, con miras a resultados.
  • Prueba de ello es que nunca antes se había visto a los pilotos nacionales trabajando con tanta anticipación con miras a una próxima temporada.
  • Todo lo que los candidatos deben saber con miras a las elecciones.

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