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rendir

Translation of rendir in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • 3 [persona] me rindió el sueño sleep overcame me, I was overcome by sleep tanto trabajo rinde a cualquiera working that hard is enough to exhaust anyone o/or [familiar/colloquial] to wear anyone out

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • 1 (cundir) (+ me/te/le etc) me rindió mucho la mañana I got a lot done this morning, I had a very productive morning trabaja muchas horas pero no le rinde he works hard but he doesn't make much headway o/or he doesn't have much to show for it ¡que te rinda! I hope it goes well, I hope you get a lot done
  • 2 [persona] to perform well, get on well no rinde en los estudios he's not getting on o performing o doing very well at school
  • 4 (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) [Educación/Education] to take o/or (inglés británico/British English) sit an exam

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (rendirse)

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