deliver
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deliver(
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lih
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vuhr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to hand over)
a. entregar
They tried to deliver the package, but I wasn't home.Intentaron entregar el paquete, pero no estaba en casa.
b. repartir
The dog bit the mailman while he was trying to deliver the mail.El perro mordió al cartero mientras intentaba repartir el correo.
2. (to tell)
a. dar
I've been asked to deliver the bad news to the employees.Me han pedido darle la mala noticia a los empleados.
b. pronunciar
It's the foreman who delivers the verdict on the jury's behalf.Es el presidente del jurado el que pronuncia el veredicto de parte del jurado.
3. (medicine)
a. atender el parto
The doctor delivered five babies today.El doctor atendió el parto de cinco bebés hoy.
4. (to save)
a. librar
We ask God to deliver us from evil.Le pedimos a Dios que nos libre del mal.
5. (to apply)
a. asestar
By arresting its leader, the police delivered a final blow to the cartel.Cuando arrestaron a su líder, la policía asestó un golpe final al cartel.
6. (sports)
a. lanzar
He delivered some great passes in today's game.Lanzó unos muy buenos pases en el juego de hoy.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (to hand over)
a. entregar
We deliver for free.Entregamos gratuitamente.
8. (to fulfill)
a. cumplir
They asked him to do a lot of work and he delivered.Le pidieron hacer mucho trabajo y cumplió.
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deliver
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (letter, parcel)
a. entregar
2. (blow)
a. propinar
3. (speech, verdict)
a. pronunciar
to deliver a serviceprestar un servicio
4. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to deliver the goodscumplir (con lo esperado)
to deliver a childtraer al mundo a un niño
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (general)
a. repartir
we deliverrepartimos a domicilio
6. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
their proposal is impressive, but can they deliver?la propuesta es impresionante, pero ¿podrán llevarla a la práctica?
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deliver [dɪˈlɪvəʳ]
transitive verb
1 (hand over) [+goods] entregar;to a; [+mail] repartir; [+message] llevar; comunicar
he delivered me home safely me acompañó hasta casa; me dejó en casa; he delivered the goods cumplió or hizo lo que se esperaba de él
2 (save) librar;from de
deliver us from evil líbranos del mal
3 (give) [+speech, verdict] pronunciar; [+lecture] dar
to deliver an ultimatum dar un ultimátum
4 (throw) [+blow, punch] asestar; dar; [+ball, missile] lanzar
5 (surrender, hand over) (also deliver up) (also deliver over) entregar;to a
to deliver a town (up or over) into the hands of the enemy entregar una ciudad al enemigo; to deliver o.s. up entregarse;to a;
6 (Med) [+baby] asistir en el parto de
Doctor Hamilton delivered the twins el Doctor Hamilton asistió en el parto de los gemelos; she was delivered of a child dio a luz (a) un niño
7
to deliver o.s. of [+speech] pronunciar; [+opinion] expresar; [+remark] hacer (con solemnidad)
intransitive verb
1 (Comm)
we deliver (servicio de) entrega a domicilio
2 cumplir lo prometido
the match promised great things but didn't deliver el partido prometía mucho, pero no estuvo a la altura de lo que se esperaba
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