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proponer

Translation of proponer in English:

transitive verb

also: proponerse pronominal verb

  • 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 goal
    proponerse + infinitivono nos proponemos insultar a nadie
    we do not set out to or aim to insult anybody
    it is not our aim or intention to insult anybody
    se proponen construir una sociedad nueva
    their aim or 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 or goal is to reach the summit
    me propuse ir a hablar con ella
    I made up my mind or 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 or intended to get up earlier
    proponerse que + subjuntivote has propuesto que me enfade
    you're determined to make me or you're intent on making me lose my temper
Example sentences
  • El proyecto de transporte masivo propuesto por el Gobierno entra en su recta final.
  • Propone además un régimen conveniente de vida y alojamiento.
  • Proponen modificar Ley General del Sistema Concursal en lo referente a los créditos laborales.
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