pergeñar

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pergeñar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to sketch (a drawing, plan)
El pintor dice que siempre pergeña sus retratos con el modelo delante, y luego usa fotografías para terminarlos.The painter says he always sketches his portraits with the model in front of him, and then he uses photographs to finish them.
b. to draft (a text)
El orador pergeñó su discurso en el tren y luego trabajó en él durante horas en su habitación de hotel.The speaker drafted his speech on the train and then worked on it for hours in his hotel room.
c. to whip up (some food)
Nadie le había dicho a la cocinera que esperaban invitados, pero ella era una mujer de recursos y pergeñó algo de comer para todos.No one had told the cook that they were expecting guests, but she was a resourceful woman and whipped up something to eat for everyone.
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pergeñar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (plan, idea)
a. to rough out
2. (comida)
a. to whip up
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pergeñar
transitive verb
1 (tramar) [+plan] to sketch; [+asesinato] to plot
Poco a poco se va pergeñando el pre-programa del Congreso Internacional de Teatro Según este, lo importante no es pergeñar una lista más o menos satisfactoria de derechos del hombre obra cumbre de nuestra cultura, y pergeñar el perfil de un hombre consecuente con su época Llegó incluso hasta pergeñar un tratado de ética (Lay Morals) que no pudo concluir El welfare state o estado del bienestar, pergeñado y construido por los socialistas, comenzó a tambalearse estamos ante la trágica historia de un asesinato pergeñado durante años déjate de disimulos y dime que has estado pergeñando a mis espaldas
[+texto] to draft
2 (arreglar) [+cita] to fix up; arrange
3 (S. Cone) [+persona] to eye from head to toe
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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