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arrange
American English: /əˈreɪndʒ/
British English: /əˈreɪn(d)ʒ/

Translation of arrange in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (put in certain order, position)
    (furniture)
    arreglar
    disponer
    (flowers)
    arreglar
    the chairs were arranged in a circle
    las sillas estaban colocadas en círculo
    I arranged the cards in alphabetical order
    coloqué or puse las fichas en orden alfabético
    ordené las fichas alfabéticamente
    the food was attractively arranged
    la comida estaba muy bien presentada
    she arranged her hair in a bun
    se recogió el pelo en un moño
    Example sentences
    • She looked at the various framed certificates, mounted onto the peach colored wall, that were arranged in an unbelievably neat order.
    • The pews were no longer haphazard and broken, instead they now were arranged in neat rows leading up to the front, where a bemused Tane and a fully clothed Ferik sat.
    • Lloyd Williams, who is curating the exhibition, added that the paintings, many of which represented women in the painter's life, would be arranged in chronological order.
    1.2 (put in order) to arrange one's hair/clothes
    arreglarse el pelo/la ropa
    I needed time to arrange my thoughts
    necesitaba tiempo para poner mis ideas en orden
  • 2 (fix up in advance)
    (meeting/party/interview)
    organizar
    (date/fee)
    fijar
    (deal/appointment)
    concertar
    (loan)
    tramitar
    I've arranged an appointment for Tuesday
    he concertado cita para el martes
    we'll arrange your accommodation
    nos encargaremos de conseguirle alojamiento
    we arranged between us who would do what
    acordamos or arreglamos entre los dos quién se encargaría de cada cosa
    can I leave you to arrange the details?
    ¿te podrías encargar tú de los detalles?
    he arranged the details with the manager
    concertó los detalles con el gerente
    it was arranged that we would meet after work
    quedamos en que nos encontraríamos al salir del trabajo
    she had arranged to meet them for lunch
    había quedado en encontrarse con ellos para comer
    había quedado con ellos para comer (Spain)
    Example sentences
    • Another meeting with regard to the proposed Mussel Festival is arranged for this evening, Wednesday, at 8.30 in the Community Centre.
    • I was delighted when I read that a Midsummer Writing Festival was arranged for last weekend.
    • A special event was arranged for us with the psychic Arthur Pacheco, who communicates with people in the next world.
    Example sentences
    • A couple of months ago, for instance, an Australian production was ready to sign her up, but she arranged to meet with the director anyway.
    • Upon further investigation, she found the house where her mother had lived in nearby Leigh-on-Sea and located her mother's sisters, Ella and Gladys, whom she arranged to meet.
    • Through friends of friends I have arranged to meet some journalists and actors over there, some of whom have archival video and stills from the Marcos era.

intransitive verb

  • to arrange for somethingyou can arrange for a telephone in your room
    puede pedir que le instalen un teléfono en su habitación
    to arrange for somebody/something to + infinitiveI arranged for a taxi to pick them up
    pedí un taxi para que los recogiera
    could you arrange for the carpets to be cleaned?
    ¿podría encargarse de que alguien venga a limpiar las alfombras?
    we've arranged for you to see the specialist
    le hemos pedido una hora or (Latin America) una cita con el especialista

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