- 1.1 [idea] to propose, suggest propuse dos proyectos alternativos I proposed o put forward o suggested two alternative plans nos propuso pasar el fin de semana en su casa she suggested we spend the weekend at her house te voy a proponer un trato I'm going to make you a proposition, I'm going to propose a dealproponer
que+ subjpropongo que se vote la moción I propose that we vote on the motion propuso que se aceptara la oferta she suggested o proposed that the offer should be accepted 1.2 [persona] (para un cargo) to put forward, nominate; (para un premio) to nominate propuso a Ibáñez como candidato he put Ibáñez forward as a candidate, he proposed o nominated Ibáñez as a candidate 1.3 [moción] to propose 1.4 [teoría] to propound
proponerse v pron
- cuando se propone algo, lo consigue when he sets out to do something, he invariably achieves it sin proponérselo, se había convertido en el líder del grupo he had unwittingly become the leader of the group me lo había propuesto como meta I had set myself that goalproponerse +
infno nos proponemos insultar a nadie we do not set out to o aim to insult anybody, it is not our aim o intention to insult anybody se proponen construir una sociedad nueva their aim o goal is to build a new society, they plan to build a new society se han propuesto alcanzar la cima they aim to reach the summit, they have set themselves the goal of reaching the summit, their aim o goal is to reach the summit me propuse ir a hablar con ella I made up my mind o I decided to go and talk to her me había propuesto levantarme más temprano I had decided that I would get up earlier, I had planned o intended to get up earlierproponerse que+ subjte has propuesto que me enfade you're determined to make me o you're intent on making me lose my temper
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