sacar adelantetransitive verb phrase
1. (to provide for and give an education to)
a. to bring up
Mi madre se quedó viuda muy joven, y tuvo que sacarnos adelante ella sola.My mother became a widow when she was very young, and she had to bring us up on her own.
Los padres de Ana eran pobres, pero lograron sacarla adelante.Ana's parents were poor, but they managed to give her a good start in life.
2. (to keep going)
Tuvieron que invertir mucho dinero para sacar el proyecto adelante.They had to invest a lot of money to get the project off the ground.
Conseguí sacar la zapatería adelante solo a base de mucho esfuerzo.I managed to make a success of my shoe store only by working very hard.
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