Translation of proponer in English:

proponer

vt

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 + infinitivo/infinitive no nos proponemos insultar a nadie we do not set out to o/or aim to insult anybody, it is not our aim o/or intention to insult anybody se proponen construir una sociedad nueva their aim o/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 o/or goal is to reach the summit me propuse ir a hablar con ella I made up my mind o/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 o/or intended to get up earlierproponerse que + subjuntivo/subjunctive te has propuesto que me enfade you're determined to make me o/or you're intent on making me lose my temper

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