Translation of tardar in English:

tardar

vt

  • tardó tres horas más de lo previsto she took three hours longer than expected espérame, no tardo ni un minuto wait for me, I won't be a minute ¿cuánto se tarda de Moscú a Berlín? how long does it take from Moscow to Berlin? está tardando mucho she's taking a long time con este tráfico tardaremos el doble en llegar with this traffic it will take us twice as long to get there tardarán varios días en darme los resultados it'll be several days before they give me o/or before I get the results la carne tarda unas dos horas en hacerse the meat takes about two hours to cook tardó mucho en contestarme she took a long time to answer a más tardar at the (very) latest tiene que estar listo el lunes a más tardar it must be ready by Monday at the (very) latest

vi

  • ¡no tardes! don't be long!tardar en + infinitivo/infinitive aún tardará en llegar it'll be a while yet before he gets here no tardaron en detenerlo it didn't take them long to arrest him sus efectos no tardarán en apreciarse it won't be long before the effects are felt

tardarse v pron

  • (América Latina/Latin America) tardar 1, tardar 2

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