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challenge

el reto

noun
"challenge" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

challenge
[ˈtʃælɪndʒ]
sustantivo
1. desafío (m) reto (m) (exacting task, to duel); competición (f) (competition)competencia (f) (Am)
  • to issue/accept a challenge -> lanzar/aceptar un desafío
  • to enjoy a challenge -> disfrutar con las tareas difíciles
  • the job presents a real challenge -> el trabajo constituye un auténtico reto
  • leadership challenge -> asalto (m) al liderato or a la presidencia
verbo transitivo
2. desafiar, retar (to a contest, fight)
  • to challenge somebody to do something -> desafiar or retar a alguien a hacer algo
  • you need a job that will challenge you -> necesitas un trabajo que represente un reto para ti
3. cuestionar, poner en duda (statement, authority)
  • she challenged his right to decide -> puso en duda que él tuviera derecho a decidir
4. dar el alto a (militar)

challenge [cha-lendch]
1. Desafiar, retar, provocar a combate o desafío: poner a prueba (summon).
  • To challenge somebody to -> desafiar a alguien a
  • No one can challenge the leaders -> nadie puede hacer peligrar la posición de los líderes
2. Acusar, imputar.
3. Recusar, tachar o poner excepción a un juez, ministro o testigo.
4. Alegar derecho a alguna cosa; pedir pretender.
5. Citar a uno para el cumplimiento de alguna condición.
6. Dar el quién vive; darle el alto a (stop). (Militar)
7. Suponer o constituir un reto o un desafío para (stimulate/job).
va. Cuestionar (question/authority, findings); poner en entredicho o en duda o en tela de juicio (assumption/theory).
sustantivo
1. Desafío, reto (to duel, race); el papel, billete o cartel de desafío.
  • To issue a challenge to somebody -> desafíar o retar a alguien
2. Demanda, pretensión, la acción de pedir lo que se debe.
3. Recusación 4.
4. Alto (by policeman, sentry).
Concurso, de los que se disputan algún premio o destino; reto, desafío (stimulation).

challenge [ˈtʃælɪndʒ]
noun
1 (to game, fight etc) desafío (m); reto (m); [of sentry] alto (m)
to issue a challenge to sb desafiar a algn; to rise to the challenge ponerse a la altura de las circunstancias
... the new Germany must rise to the challenge of its enhanced responsibilities rising to the challenge, he proceeded to answer the minister's criticisms While everyone else was uncovering their assets (ie taking their clothes off), the TV action girl failed to rise to the challenge and turned up in the British Gas commercials with a dowdy tracksuit it is clear that Mr Heseltine could win - if he fails to rise to the challenge, he will find the tide slipping away from him They rose to the challenge of entertaining 80 schoolchildren for an afternoon
to take up a challenge aceptar un desafío
2 (bid) (for leadership etc) intento (m);for por
Vigo's challenge for the league leadership la tentativa que hace el Vigo para hacerse con el liderato de la liga
3 desafío (m); reto (m)
this task is a great challenge esta tarea representa un gran desafío; the challenge of the 21st century el reto del siglo XXI; the challenge of new ideas el reto de las nuevas ideas
4 (Jur) recusación (f)
verb:transitive
1 (to duel) desafiar; retar; [+sentry] dar el alto a
2 [+speaker] hablar en contra de
to challenge sb to do sth desafiar or retar a algn a que haga algo
I challenge you to name her
3 (dispute) [+fact, point] poner en duda
I challenge that conclusion dudo que esa conclusión sea acertada
4 (Jur) recusar

Verb Conjugations for "challenge" (go to el reto)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Future
I challenge I challenged I will challenge
you challenge you challenged you will challenge
he/she challenges he/she challenged he/she will challenge
we challenge we challenged we will challenge
you challenge you challenged you will challenge
they challenge they challenged they will challenge
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