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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to win)
a. to triumph
El equipo finalmente triunfó después de vencer tantos obstáculos.The team finally triumphed after overcoming so many obstacles.
2. (to be successful)
a. to succeed
Si sigues trabajando duro, triunfarás en tu carrera.If you keep working hard, you will succeed in your career.
3. (cards)
a. to play a trump
Triunfé y gané el dinero de las apuestas.I played a trump and won the money from the bet.
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (vencer)
a. to win, to triumph
2. (tener éxito)
a. to succeed, to be successful
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intransitive verb
1 (ganar, vencer) to triumph; win
los socialistas triunfaron en las elecciones the socialists triumphed in o won the elections; triunfar en un concurso to win a competition; triunfar sobre los enemigos to triumph over one's enemies; la razón ha triunfado sobre la ignorancia reason has triumphed over ignorance; al final triunfó el amor in the end love conquered all
2 (tener éxito) to be successful; succeed
ha triunfado en su profesión she has been successful in her profession; triunfar en la vida to succeed o be successful in life
3 (Naipes) [+jugador] to play a trump
triunfan corazones hearts are trumps
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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