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Translation of trabajo in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • 4 (esfuerzo) See examples: con mucho trabajo consiguió levantarse
    with great effort she managed to get up
    nos dio mucho trabajo pintarlo
    painting it was hard work o took a lot of work
    los niños dan mucho trabajo
    children are hard work o a lot of work
    me cuesta trabajo creerlo
    I find it hard to believe
    nos costó trabajo convencerla de que viniera
    we had a hard time persuading her to come
    se tomó/dio el trabajo de venir a buscarme
    she took the trouble to come and pick me up
    puedes ahorrarte el trabajo de ir hasta allá
    you can save yourself the trouble o bother of going all the way over there
Example sentences
  • A veces, pienso que tengo el peor trabajo del mundo.
  • Presentación del Primer borrador de desarrollo del trabajo de investigación.
  • También gozan del derecho al trabajo pero a diferencia de los condenados esta tarea no constituye una obligación.

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