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Translation of guiar in English:

verbo transitivo

also: guiarse verbo pronominal

  • guiarse por algosabía guiarse por las estrellas
    he knew how to orient himself o navigate by the stars
    nos guiamos por el mapa
    we followed the map
    we used the map to guide us
    ¿te has guiado por algún patrón?
    did you follow a pattern?
    a veces es peligroso guiarse por el instinto
    it's sometimes dangerous to be led by o to follow one's instincts
Example sentences
  • Alfaro es una de las más fuertes personalidades que han guiado al pueblo ecuatoriano.
  • Perlaza se encarga de guiar a los jugadores y realizar un trabajo específico de acuerdo a sus condiciones.
  • Éste es el dialogo entre la periodista y quien guía los destinos de la educación chilena.

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