Translation of vender in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 [mercancías/acciones/casa] to sell trabaja vendiendo libros she sells books for a living lo venden en todos lados it's on sale everywhere vendió la casa muy bien she got a very good price for her house le vendí el reloj a mi primo I sold my cousin the watch, I sold the watch to my cousin esa línea se vende muy bien/poco that line sells very well/doesn't sell very well se vende for sale se vende bicicleta señora lady's bicycle for sale vender al por mayor/menor to sell wholesale/retail es capaz de vender a su padre/madre con tal de conseguirlo she would sell her own father/mother to get it intentando vender una imagen moderna del país trying to sell a more modern image of the country vender algo
aalgo to sell sth atsth lo venden a $500 el kilo they sell it at $500 a kilo, it sells for $500 a kilo vender algo enor poralgo to sell sth forsth vendí el cuadro en or por $20.000 I sold the painting for $20,000 se vende por kilo/unidad it's sold by the kilo/unit venderse como churros or pan caliente or rosquillas [familiar/colloquial] to sell like hotcakes el libro se vende como pan caliente the book is selling like hotcakes
- 2 2.1 (traicionar) [amigo] to betray, sell … down the river [familiar/colloquial] 2.2 (delatar) [persona] to give … away el acento lo vende his accent gives him away
verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
- 1.1 [producto] to sell 1.2 [pintor] to be successful; [actor/jugador] to be successful, be a crowdpuller una escritora que vende a best-selling author
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (venderse)
- to sell out se vendió por un ascenso he abandoned all his principles o/or sold out to get promotion se ha vendido a los intereses extranjeros he has sold out to foreign interests
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