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Translation of principio in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • 1 (comienzo) el principio del verano
    early summer
    the beginning of summer
    empieza por el principio
    start at the beginning
    el principio del fin el éxito logrado con su primer libro es un buen principio
    the success she's had with her first book is a good start
    the success of her first book has got her off to a good start
    se llegó a un principio de acuerdo en las negociaciones
    they reached the beginnings of an agreement in the negotiations
    congeniamos desde el principio
    we got along well from the start
    leyó el libro desde el principio hasta el final sin parar
    he read the book from cover to cover o from beginning to end o from start to finish without putting it down
    a principios de temporada
    at the beginning of the season
    a principios de siglo
    at the turn of the century
    al principio en un principio se creyó que la Tierra era plana
    at first o in the beginning people believed the Earth was flat
Example sentences
  • A principios del mes de julio fue anunciado el descenso del desempleo.
  • Para tal acción, prescinden de cualquier principio ético.
  • Al principio cantaba muy mal, no me gustaba.

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