transar

transar(
trahn
-
sahr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to make concessions)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to compromise
La empresa no está dispuesta a transar. Tienen flexibilidad cero.The company is not willing to compromise. They are not flexible at all.
b. to give in
El líder de la oposición transó después de la tercera vez que recontaron los votos.The leader of the opposition gave in after the third time the votes were recounted.
2. (to come to an agreement)
a. to reach an agreement
Para poder transar, ambas partes tienen que poner de su parte.In order to reach an agreement, both sides need to do their part.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to hoax)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to cheat
La compañía telefónica está acostumbrada a transar a sus clientes sin enfrentarse a ninguna consecuencia.The phone company is used to cheating their customers without facing any sort of consequence.
b. to swindle
La forma más habitual de transar a la gente es hacerle creer que te han robado la cartera y necesitas dinero.The most common way to swindle people is to make them believe your purse was stolen and you need money.
c. to defraud
El empleado transó a la empresa cuando decidió ofrecerles a los clientes sus servicios particulares.The employee defrauded the company when he started offering the clients his own private services.
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transar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (transigir)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to compromise, to give in
2. (negociar)
a. to come to an arrangement, to reach a compromise
transar
transitive verb
(S. Cone) (comerciar) to trade
intransitive verb
(Latinoamérica)
transar
transitive verb
(México) (defraudar) to cheat; swindle; defraud
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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