Translation of montar in English:

montar

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • 2 (cubrir parcialmente) montar sobre algo to overlap sth
  • 3 (sumar, importar) montar a algo to amount to sth la factura monta a más de medio millón the bill comes o/or amounts to more than half a million tanto monta (monta tanto, Isabel como Fernando) (España/Spain) it makes no difference, it comes to the same thing

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (montarse)

  • 2 (arreglarse) [familiar/colloquial] ¡qué bien te lo montas! you've got a good thing going [familiar/colloquial], you're on to a good thing [familiar/colloquial] no sé cómo se lo monta, pero siempre acabo perdiendo I don't know how she manages it, but I always end up losing ¡ése sí que se lo tiene bien montado! that guy really has it made o/or is really on to a good thing!

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