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Translation of presentar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 4 (mostrar, ofrecer) See examples: el nuevo modelo presenta algunas novedades
    the latest model has o offers some new features
    presenta muchas ventajas para el consumidor
    it offers the consumer many advantages
    el paciente no presentaba síntomas de intoxicación
    the patient showed no signs of food poisoning
    el cadáver presenta un impacto de bala en el costado [formal]
    there is a bullet wound in the side of the body
    the body has a bullet wound in the side

also: presentarse verbo pronominal

  • 1 1.1 (en un lugar) se presentó en casa sin avisar
    he turned up o showed up o appeared at the house unexpectedly
    se presentó (como) voluntario
    he volunteered
    se presentó voluntariamente a la policía
    he turned himself in to the police
    tendrá que presentarse ante el juez
    he will have to appear before the judge
    1.2 (a un concurso, examen) See examples: se presentó al examen
    she took o (inglés británico) sat the exam
    me presenté al concurso
    I entered the competition
    se presenta como candidato independiente
    he's an independent candidate
    he's running as an independent
    (inglés norteamericano)
    he's standing as an independent
    (inglés británico)
    se presentó para el cargo de director
    he applied for the post of director
  • 3 (darse a conocer)
    to introduce oneself
    permítame que me presente
    allow me to introduce myself
    presentarse en sociedad
    to make one's debut (in society)
Example sentences
  • En Machachi se presume que hay 200 perjudicados, pero se siguen presentando más denuncias.
  • Tenía los votos para aprobar las iniciativas que el gobierno presentara.
  • El espectáculo presenta más de un motivo para convocar.

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