lease
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lease(
lis
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (rental agreement)
a. el contrato de arrendamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Beto has a five year lease on his office.Beto tiene un contrato de arrendamiento de su oficina por cinco años.
b. el usufructo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We negotiated an extension to the building lease.Negociamos una prórroga del usufructo del edificio.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to hold under lease)
a. rentar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The tenants have been leasing this house for many years.Los inquilinos vienen rentando esta casa desde hace muchos años.
b. alquilar
Up to 85% of small and mid-sized businesses lease equipment.Hasta un 85% de las empresas pequeñas y medianas alquilan sus equipos.
c. arrendar
I prefer to lease, instead of buy, a car.Prefiero arrendar un coche en lugar de comprarlo.
d. tomar en arriendo
They couldn't afford to buy the land, so they leased it.No les alcanzó el presupuesto para comprar la tierra, así que la tomaron en arriendo.
3. (to rent out)
a. rentar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Ask to see the deed to the home that proves that the landlord owns the home he is leasing.Pida ver la escritura de la vivienda que pruebe que el propietario es dueño de la casa que renta.
b. alquilar
I own five downtown storefronts that I lease for $5,000 per month each.Soy dueño de cinco locales en el centro que alquilo por $5,000 al mes cada uno.
c. arrendar
I plan to lease my house to a family for two years while I am working out of the country.Planeo arrendar mi casa a una familia por dos años mientras estroy trabajando en el extranjero.
d. dar en arriendo
He became a millionaire by leasing trucks to construction companies.Se hizo millonario dando camiones en arriendo a empresas de construcción.
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lease
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (law)
a. el (contrato de) arrendamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
of lifedar a alguien una nueva inyección de vida
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (general)
a. arrendar
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lease [liːs]
noun
contrato (m) de arrendamiento
to take a house on a 99-year lease alquilar una casa con un contrato de arrendamiento de 99 años; to let sth out on lease arrendar algo; dar algo en arriendo
to give sb a new lease of life hacer revivir a algn
to take on a new lease of life [+person] recobrar su vigor; [+thing] renovarse
transitive verb
(take) arrendar;from de; tomar en arriendo; (rent) alquilar; (give) (also lease out) arrendar; alquilar; dar en arriendo
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leer
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leer(
leh
-
ehr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to look through)
a. to read
Deberías leer las obras completas de Shakespeare.You should read the complete works of Shakespeare.
2. (to guess the thoughts of)
a. to read
A ese jugador de póker es imposible leerle la cara.It's impossible to read that poker player's face.
3. (computing)
a. to read
Se produjo un error al leer el documento.An error occurred while reading the document.
4. (education)
a. to defend
Leyó su tesis doctoral frente a un panel de profesores.She defended her doctoral thesis in front of a panel of professors.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to look through text)
a. to read
Leo antes de acostarme para relajarme.I read before going to bed to relax.
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leer
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to read
leo el francés, pero no lo habloI can read French, but I can't speak it
leer el pensamiento a alguiento read somebody's mind
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. to read
leer en altoto read aloud
3. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
leer entre líneasto read between the lines
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leer
transitive verb
to read
leer el pensamiento a algn to read sb's mind o thoughts; leer la mano a algn to read sb's palm; leer los labios to lip-read; leer para sí to read to oneself
leer la cartilla a algn to tell sb off
intransitive verb
to read
"al que leyere" "to the reader"; leer entre líneas to read between the lines; leer en voz alta to read aloud; leer en voz baja to read quietly
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Phrases with "lease"
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lease agreement
contrato de arrendamiento
residential lease agreement
contrato de arrendamiento de la vivienda
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