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"Sell" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "vender", and "I am selling" is a phrase which is often translated as "vendo". Learn more about the difference between "sell" and "I am selling" below.
sell(
sehl
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to give in exchange for money)
a. vender
They sold his last painting for $400,000.Vendieron su último cuadro por $400,000.
2. (to persuade)
a. vender
He tried to sell me some story about a traffic accident and delays.Intentó venderme una historia sobre un accidente de tráfico y un atasco.
b. convencer
We are sold on her project.Su proyecto nos convence plenamente.
c. resultar convincente
I don't sell myself too well at interviews.No resulto muy convincente en las entrevistas.
3. (to betray)
a. vender
Other party members accused him of selling the cause.Otros miembros del partido le acusaron de haber vendido la causa.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to get sold)
a. venderse
The candles sell for two dollars.Las velas se venden a dos dólares.
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I am selling(
ay
 
ahm
 
sehl
-
ihng
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to express the present)
a. vendo
I am selling my car because I can't afford to run it anymore.Vendo el coche porque no ya no puedo permitirme el gasto de mantenerlo.
2. (used to express the future)
a. voy a vender
Tell your friends I am selling my bike if they are interested in buying it.Dile a tus amigos que voy a vender la bicicleta si les interesa comprarla.
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