cundir
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cundir(
koon
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deer
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to grow)
a. to spread
Quieren evitar que cunda el temor y por eso ocultan información.They want to avoid fear spreading and that's why they're hiding information.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Es solo un simulacro de incendio. ¡Que no cunda el pánico!It's just a fire drill. There's no need for panic!
Cundió el rumor de que había una bomba en el avión y el piloto contactó con las autoridades.There was a rumor going around that there was a bomb on the plane and the pilot contacted the authorities.
2. (to produce a good quantity)
a. to go a long way
Este detergente es más caro pero cunde más que el resto.This detergent is more expensive, but it goes a longer way than the rest.
3. (to be profitable)
a. to go well
La reunión cundió. Resolvimos muchos problemas.The meeting went well. We solved many problems.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Si te acuestas muy tarde, la mañana no te va a cundir.If you go to sleep too late, you won't make much headway in the morning.
Me cundió mucho el día: hice todo lo que tenía planeado.This was a very productive day - I was able to do everything I had planned.
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cundir
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (propagarse)
a. to spread
2. (dar de sí; comida, reservas)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to go a long way
3. (trabajo, estudio)
a. to go well
me cundió mucho el tiempoI got a lot done
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cundir
intransitive verb
1 (rendir) to produce a good quantity
hoy no me ha cundido el trabajo I didn't get very far with my work today; I didn't get much work done today; no me cunde el tiempo I'm not getting very far; I'm not getting a lot done; I'm not making very much headway
2 (extenderse) to spread
la noticia cundió the news spread; cunde el rumor que ... there's a rumour going round that ...; ¡que no cunda el pánico! there's no need for panic!; don't panic!
3 (multiplicarse) to increase
van cundiendo los efectos del paro the effects of unemployment are multiplying
4 (hincharse) [+arroz] to swell
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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