Demorar in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
demorar
transitive verb
1. to delay
intransitive verb
2. (tardar)
  • ¡no demores! don't be late! (Am)
  • este quitamanchas demora en actuar this stain remover takes a while to work
demorarse
pronominal verb
1. to be delayed (retrasarse)
2. to stop (somewhere) (detenerse)
3. to be late (llegar tarde) (especially Am)
demorar
transitive verb
[+viaje] to delay; [+llegada, terminación] to hold up;
intransitive verb
1 (detenerse) to stay on; linger on
¡no demores! don't be long!
2 (perder tiempo) to waste time
demorar en hacer algo (Latinoamérica) to take a long time to do sth; be slow in doing sth; no demores mucho don't be too long
pronominal verb
demorarse
2 (tardar mucho) to take a long time; be slow
¿cuántos días se demora para ir allá? (Latinoamérica) how many days does it take to get there?; demorarse en hacer algo to take a long time to do sth; be slow in doing sth
Verb Conjugations for demorar
Gerund: demorando
Participle: demorado
Indicative
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yodemorodemorédemorabademoraríademoraré
demorasdemorastedemorabasdemoraríasdemorarás
él/ella/Ud.demorademoródemorabademoraríademorará
nosotrosdemoramosdemoramosdemorábamosdemoraríamosdemoraremos
vosotrosdemoráisdemorasteisdemorabaisdemoraríaisdemoraréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.demorandemorarondemorabandemoraríandemorarán
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