There are 2 translations of sell in Spanish:

sell1

(past & past p sold)
Pronunciation: /sel/

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  • 1 1.1 [goods/house/shares/player/insurance] vender we don't sell batteries no vendemos pilas sell by 11.4.12 fecha límite de venta: 11-4-12 to sell one's body vender el cuerpo to sell sth to sb, to sell sb sth venderle algo a algn to sell one's soul to the devil venderle el alma al diablo to sell sth for sth vender algo en or por algo they sold the painting for $2,000 vendieron el cuadro en or por 2.000 dólaresto sell sth at sth they are selling it at half price/at $320/at a discount lo están vendiendo a mitad de precio/a 320 dólares/con descuento to sell sth at a loss vender algo perdiendo dinero they sell them at a profit sacan un margen de ganancia al venderlos 1.2 (achieve sales figure of) her novel sold a million in a year se vendieron un millón de ejemplares de su novela en un año 1.3 (promote) vender big stars sell movies las grandes estrellas venden películas it's quality that sells our products es la calidad lo que hace que nuestros productos se vendan
  • 2 [colloquial/familiar] (make acceptable) to sell sth to sb, to sell sb sth convencer* a algn de algo she tried to sell me some story about … trató de convencerme de que …, trató de hacerme tragar que … [familiar/colloquial] it will be difficult for him to sell his austerity measures to the nation le va a costar que la gente acepte sus medidas de austeridad you really have to sell yourself at interviews en una entrevista tienes que convencer al entrevistador de tu valía to be sold on sth I'm not sold on this plan este plan no me convence he's completely sold on the idea está convencido de que es una magnífica idea
  • 3 (betray) vender the press accused them of selling their country la prensa los acusó de vender a su país river
  • 4to sell sb/sth short 4.1to sell sb short he's been sold short (unfairly treated) no lo han tratado como merece (cheated) lo han timado don't sell yourself short tienes que hacerte valer, tienes que darte el lugar que te corresponde 4.2 [Fin] [stock/shares] vender corto, vender al descubierto

vi

  • 1.1 [person/company] vender we sell direct to the public vendemos directamente al público buying and selling operaciones (fpl) de compra y venta 1.2 (be sold) [product] venderse to sell at/for sth venderse a/por algo it sells at about £8 a bottle se vende or lo venden a 8 libras la botella 1.3 [theory] (prove convincing) [colloquial/familiar], tener* aceptación

Phrasal verbs

sell off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
vender; (cheaply) liquidar

sell on

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (BrE)
[Busn] revender

sell out

v + adv + o 1.1 (sell all of) [stock] agotar; [article] agotar las existencias de 1.2 (dispose of) [shares/holding] vender, deshacerse* de 1.1v + adv 2.1 (sell all stock) [shop]to sell out (of sth) we've o we're sold out of bread no nos queda pan, se nos ha agotado el pan 2.2 (be sold) [stock/tickets] agotarse the red ones had/were sold out by Saturday el sábado ya se habían agotado los rojos or ya no quedaban en rojo sold out [Cin] [Theat] agotadas las localidades 2.3 (dispose of holding) vender or liquidar el negocio 2.4 (be traitor) [leader/artist] venderse to sell out to sb/sth venderse a algn/algo 1.2v + o + adv, v + adv + o (betray) [companions/supporters] vender

sell up

(esp BrE)
v + adv + o [business] liquidar, vender 1.1v + adv vender el negocio ( or la casa etc)

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