deparar
deparar(
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pah
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rahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to carry)
a. to bring
Los exploradores zarparon hacia el oeste, sin saber lo que les deparaba el destino ni si regresarían.The explorers sailed west, without knowing what future would bring them or if they'd ever return.
b. to have in store
Consulté a un tarotista para ver qué me deparaban las cartas.I consulted a tarot reader to see what the cards had in store for me.
2. (to grant)
a. to provide
A diferencia del último año, este año mi trabajo me ha deparado muchas alegrías.Unlike last year, this year, my job has provided me much joy.
b. to afford
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
Mi matrimonio feliz me deparó dos hijas hermosas.My happy marriage afforded me two beautiful daughters.
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deparar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (traer)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¿qué nos deparará el futuro?what will the future bring?, what does the future have in store for us?
2. (ofrecer)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
deparar la ocasión de hacer algoto provide the opportunity to do something
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deparar
transitive verb
(proporcionar) to provide with; afford (formal)
nos deparó la ocasión de conocer a su familia it provided us with o (formal) afforded us the opportunity to meet his family; los placeres que el viaje nos deparó the pleasures which the trip afforded us (formal); pero también nos deparó la solución but it also furnished us with the solution; lo que el destino nos depare what fate has o holds in store for us
¡Dios te la depare buena! and the best of luck!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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