Translation of presumir in English:


verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • to show off seguro que no es cierto, lo dice para presumir I'm sure it's not true, she's only saying it to show off o/or she's just boastingpresumir de algo presume de guapo he thinks he's good-looking presume de sus éxitos he's always boasting about his conquests presume de intelectual y es un ignorante he likes to think he's an intellectual o/or (inglés británico/British English) he fancies himself as an intellectual, but in fact he doesn't know anything no presumo de saber nada del tema I don't profess to know anything about it le encanta presumir de dinero she loves to flash her money around

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • se presume una reacción violenta a violent reaction is expected, there is likely to be a violent reaction es de presumir que ya habrán llegado presumably they will have already arrived presumo que es una ciudad preciosa, aunque no la conozco I imagine it's a lovely city, though I don't know it era de presumir lo que ocurriría it was quite predictable what would happen

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