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perseguir

Translation of perseguir in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • 3 3.1 [objetivo/fin] to pursue jóvenes que persiguen la fama young people in pursuit of o/or seeking fame la finalidad que se persigue es que baje esta cifra the ultimate aim is to lower this figure no sé qué persigues con esa actitud I don't know what you're hoping to achieve with that attitude 3.2 (acosar) me persigue pidiéndome el coche prestado he's always pestering me to lend him the car [familiar/colloquial] me persigue la mala suerte I'm dogged by bad luck la suerte lo persigue luck always seems to be on his side parece que te persiguen las enfermedades you seem to be plagued by illness

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