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Translation of montar in English:

verbo transitivo

verbo intransitivo

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

also: montarse verbo pronominal

  • 2 (arreglarse) [familiar]¡qué bien te lo montas!
    you've got a good thing going
    you're on to a good thing
    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 is really on to a good thing!
Example sentences
  • En el sector Cinco Esquinas se montó un multicolor escenario.
  • Quiero montar una empresa relacionada a la comunicación, eventos y producción.
  • Juan sólo buscó un pretexto para montar en cólera.

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