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vender

Translation of vender in English:

verbo transitivo

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    (mercancías/acciones/casa)
    trabaja vendiendo libros
    she sells books for a living
    lo venden en todos lados
    it's on sale everywhere
    vendió la casa muy bien
    she got a very good price for her house
    le vendí el reloj a mi primo
    I sold my cousin the watch
    I sold the watch to my cousin
    esa línea se vende muy bien/poco
    that line sells very well/doesn't sell very well
    se vende se vende bicicleta señora
    lady's bicycle for sale
    vender al por mayor/menor
    to sell wholesale/retail
    es capaz de vender a su padre/madre con tal de conseguirlo
    she would sell her own father/mother to get it
    intentando vender una imagen moderna del país
    trying to sell a more modern image of the country
    vender algo a algo
    to sell something at something
    lo venden a $500 el kilo
    they sell it at $500 a kilo
    it sells for $500 a kilo
    vender algo en orpor algo
    to sell something for something
    vendí el cuadro en or por $20.000
    I sold the painting for $20,000
    se vende por kilo/unidad
    it's sold by the kilo/unit
    venderse como churros or pan caliente or rosquillas [familiar]
    to sell like hotcakes
    el libro se vende como pan caliente
    the book is selling like hotcakes

verbo intransitivo

also: venderse verbo pronominal

Example sentences
  • El fondo que auspició el proyecto vendió parte de su participación y una opción de compra sobre otra.
  • Incluso llegó a vender leche en polvo a Cuba.
  • Además logramos vender 20 periódicos “lucha de clases”.

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