- (have tendency, be inclined) prices are tending downwardhis views tend toward the extremelos precios tienden a la bajato tend to +sus opiniones tienden a ser extremistastiene tendencias extremistas
infinitiveit tends to shrinktender a+ infinitivewomen tend to live longer than mentiende a encogertiene tendencia a encogershe tends to be irritable in the morninglas mujeres tienden a or suelen vivir más que los hombresit tends to rain less in Julytiende a or suele estar de mal humor por la mañanaI tend to prefer white wine to reden julio suele llover menosI tend to agree with youen general prefiero el vino blanco al tintohe tends to catch colds easilyme inclino a pensar como ustedtiene tendencia or propensión a resfriarsetiende a or suele resfriarse con facilidadExample sentences
- People tended not to save email messages.
- We tend not to reapply sun cream frequently enough.
- The primary carer tends frequently to be the mother and therefore the law favours the mother.
- (attend) See examples:to tend
tosomething/somebodyplease tend to these customersocuparse dealgo/alguienpor favor ocúpese de or atienda a estos clientesExample sentences
- The suicide bombers believe that a place in paradise awaited him, 70 virgins waiting to tend their every need.
- I will be able to tend upon you regularly for the next week but after that my time will be divided.
- (sheep/flock)ocuparse de(garden/grave)to tend bar (American English) o (British English) the barocuparse deatender el barExample sentences
- She took a keen interest in flowers and plants, tending them with great care and fondness.
- The man next door tends his weeds with care.
- Caring for livestock or tending the land seems an idyllic lifestyle.
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Opus Dei - Latin for "God's Work" - is a Catholic organization founded in Spain in 1928. The Opus became very influential in Spanish society, above all by founding schools and universities. The aim was to create an élite which would spread Christian ideals throughout society. The University of Navarre is one of its foremost institutions.