bought roughly translates to compró. Showing results for buy.
buy
transitive verb
1. (to purchase) 
a. comprar 
I have to buy a birthday present for my brother.Tengo que comprar un regalo de cumpleaños para mi hermano.
2. (to bribe) 
a. sobornar 
He tried to buy the mayor, but ended up in jail.Intentó sobornar al alcalde, pero terminó en la cárcel.
b. comprar 
The mafia bought a juror.La mafia compró a un miembro del jurado.
3. (colloquial) (to believe) 
a. tragarse (colloquial) 
I don't think she'll buy that you're a prince.No creo que se trague que seas un príncipe.
b. creer 
I don't buy your explanation. It doesn't make sense.No creo tu explicación. No tiene sentido.
intransitive verb
4. (to make purchases) 
a. comprar 
My manager sent me to Los Angeles to buy for the company.El gerente me mandó a Los Angeles a comprar por la empresa.
noun
5. (bargain) 
a. la compra (F) 
The truck was a great buy, because it hardly needs any maintenance at all.El camión fue una gran compra ya que casi no necesita ningún mantenimiento en absoluto.
b. la ganga (F) 
This computer was a great buy. It was 60% off!Fue una ganga esta computadora. ¡Estuvo rebajada el 60%!
buy
Noun
1. (general) 
a. la compra (F) 
a good/bad buyuna buena/mala compra
transitive verb
2. (purchase) 
a. comprar 
to buy somebody something, to buy something for somebodycomprar algo a or para alguien
to buy something from somebodycomprarle algo a alguien
3. (idioms) 
to buy timeganar tiempo
4. (colloquial) 
the farmestiró la pata
5. (colloquial) 
she won't buy thatno se lo tragará
buy [baɪ] bought (past)
noun
compra (f)
a bad buy una mala compra; a good buy una buena compra; this month's best buy la mejor oferta del mes
transitive verb
1 (purchase) comprar
to buy sth for sb buy sb sth comprar algo a algn
he bought me a bracelet me compró una pulsera; let me buy it for you deja que te lo compre; to buy sth from sb comprar algo a algn; I bought it from my brother/the shop on the corner se lo compré a mi hermano/lo compré en la tienda de la esquina; I can't get anyone to buy it off me (informal) no consigo que me lo compre nadie; you can buy them cheaper in the supermarket en el supermercado los venden más baratos; money couldn't buy it no se puede comprar con dinero; their victory was dearly bought la victoria les costó cara
2 (bribe) sobornar; comprar (informal)
3 (believe) creer; tragar
he won't buy that explanation no se va a tragar esa explicación (informal); all right, I'll buy it bueno, te creo
4
he bought it (died) estiró la pata (informal); la palmó (very_informal); (Esp)
Phrases with "bought"
Here are the most popular phrases with "bought." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
I bought a shirt
compré una camisa
she bought
compró
I bought a shirt yesterday
ayer compré una camisa
I bought it
lo compré
he bought
compró
Examples
Verb Conjugations for comprar
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yo
compro
compré
compraba
compraría
compraré
compras
compraste
comprabas
comprarías
comprarás
él/ella/Ud.
compra
compró
compraba
compraría
comprará
nosotros
compramos
compramos
comprábamos
compraríamos
compraremos
vosotros
compráis
comprasteis
comprabais
compraríais
compraréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.
compran
compraron
compraban
comprarían
comprarán
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