An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to be successful)
a. tener éxito
You can't give up if you want to succeed in your career.No puedes abandonar si quieres tener éxito en tu carrera.
b. triunfar
You have to be intelligent to succeed in business.Tienes que ser inteligente para triunfar en los negocios.
c. lograr
She did not succeed in persuading them.No logró convencerlos.
2. (to work)
a. dar resultado
The new approach has succeeded.El nuevo enfoque ha dado resultado.
3. (to inherit)
a. heredar
When his father dies, he will succeed to the title of 12th earl.Cuando muera su padre, él heredará el título del XII conde.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to follow)
a. suceder a
He succeeded his father in the family business.Sucedió a su padre en la empresa familiar.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (follow)
a. suceder a
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (be successful; person)
a. tener éxito
3. (plan)
a. tener éxito, funcionar
4. (in life)
a. triunfar
to succeed in doing somethingconseguir or lograr hacer algo
to succeed to the thronesuceder al or en el trono
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succeed [səkˈsiːd]
intransitive verb
1 [+person] (in business, career) tener éxito; triunfar;in en
reach the top
he is ambitious, hardworking and always wants to succeed
he succeeded in business tuvo éxito or triunfó en los negocios; a burning desire to succeed un deseo ardiente de triunfar
he has always had a burning desire to succeed we have plenty of players who want to succeed the skills and qualities needed to succeed in business she is determined to succeed
to succeed in life triunfar en la vida
people who have a strong desire to succeed in life to succeed [in] sth to succeed in their chosen careers to succeed at school it's difficult for children, especially poor children, to succeed in school Why do Asians and Jews tend to succeed in school while blacks and to succeed [as] an entrepreneur to succeed [as] an artist her determination to succeed as an artist he didn't want you to succeed as a writer I felt this was proof that /I could succeed both as an individual and as a team member/ she has succeeded as a parent where hers failed I think I succeeded as a teacher because I came to it so late
(in task, aim)
she tried to smile but did not succeed intentó sonreír pero no lo consiguió or no lo logró
the student leaders have succeeded where opposition politicians have so far failed they succeeded where others had failed
to succeed in doing sth conseguir hacer algo; lograr hacer algo; they succeeded in finishing the job consiguieron or lograron terminar el trabajo; he only succeeded in making it worse lo único que consiguió or logró fue empeorar las cosas
we have already succeeded in working out ground rules
I finally succeeded in getting him out of the room por fin conseguí or logré que saliera de la habitación; I succeeded in getting the job conseguí el empleo
to succeed in one's [objective] if we are to succeed in our objective, we ... . he succeeded in his main aim: to get the dispute settled we have succeeded in our aim of improving standards in schools He seemed to have succeeded in his objective of quashing the revolt some people will succeed in their efforts to stop smoking
if at first you don't succeed, try, try again si no lo consigues a la primera, sigue intentándolo
(take over)
if she dies, who will succeed? si muere, ¿quién la sucederá?; to succeed to the throne subir al trono
Prince Rainier succeeded to the throne in 1949
to succeed to a title heredar un título
when he dies, his son will succeed to the title
2 [+thing] (work) [+plan, strategy, experiment] dar resultado; salir bien
their tactic succeeded
had the plan succeeded, our lives might have been very different si el plan hubiera dado resultado or salido bien, nuestras vidas podrían haber sido muy distintas
it had seemed a sensible plan, if rather unlikely to succeed it was unlikely to succeed It is not yet clear whether his latest plan will succeed It is too early to tell whether that ploy will succeed I do hope that the coup will not succeed the Russians believe the mission can succeed Nobody expected that strike to succeed why does one marriage succeed and another fail? if his experiments succeed, they may pave the way for new treatments We do not know whether this procedure will succeed outside a test tube
(do well) [+business] prosperar; [+film] tener éxito
a new business needs time to succeed a new campaign to help British companies succeed in the Single Market
to succeed at the box office ser un éxito de taquilla
he badly wanted this film to succeed at the box office A BBC spokesman said he believed the programme would succeed
nothing succeeds like success el éxito llama al éxito
As with so many areas in life, nothing succeeds like success and the more in shape you are, the easier it is to stay that way
transitive verb
(follow) suceder a
a quick divorce can be succeeded by a much longer period of haggling
the dry weather was succeeded by a month of rain un mes de lluvia sucedió al tiempo seco
the award which followed her second novel has been succeeded by a stream of literary prizes the many therapies that have succeeded the now widely questioned methods of strict Freudian psychoanalysis
on his death, his eldest son succeeded him a su muerte, su hijo mayor lo sucedió
she succeeds Mr. Lessin, whose resignation was effective last Monday she was named a director, succeeding Mr. Talley on the board to succeed sb [as] sth somebody's got to succeed Murray as editor
he succeeded Lewis as Olympic champion sucedió a Lewis como campeón olímpico
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