Translation of motivo in English:

motivo

m

  • 1 (causa) no le des motivos para que se queje de ti don't give him cause to complain about you si se ha decidido a marcharse, sus motivos tendrá she must have her reasons for deciding to leave este es el verdadero motivo de su viaje this is the real reason for o purpose of her trip por este motivo nos hallamos aquí reunidos that's why we're gathered here sin ningún motivo for no reason at all el adulterio es motivo suficiente de divorcio adultery is sufficient grounds for divorce este hecho no debe ser motivo de preocupación the fact that this has happened should not be cause o give any cause for concern por motivos personales for personal reasons habíamos empezado a sospechar de sus motivos we had begun to suspect his motives con motivo del centenario se celebrará una importante exposición there will be an important exhibition for o to mark the centenary con motivo de su toma de posesión to mark (the occasion of) his inauguration se aumentaron las medidas de seguridad con motivo de su visita security measures were stepped up for his visit ¡que sea un motivo! (Col) [familiar/colloquial] let's drink to that! [colloquial/familiar]

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