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prestar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda"). (dar por un tiempo)lend vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Juan le prestó el coche a su hermano. María le prestó a Brenda su camisa.
 Juan lent the car to his brother. Maria lent Brenda her shirt.
prestar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda"). (dar algo inmaterial)give, provide vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  lend a hand v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Hay que prestar ayuda al necesitado.
 We must give (or: provide) help to a person who needs it.
prestarse a v prnl + prep (mostrar disposición)take part in v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  accept vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 No quisimos prestarnos a las manipulaciones de la nueva directora.
 We didn't want to take part in the new director's manipulations.
prestarse a v prnl + prep (dar motivo)be open to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  lend itself to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Las palabras del alcalde se prestaron a toda clase de críticas.
 The mayor's words were open to all kinds of criticism.
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Compound Forms:
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prestar a vtr + prep (dejar algo a)lend to vtr + prep
prestar apoyo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (ayudar, apoyar)provide support vtr + n
  lend support vtr + n
  give support vtr + n
 No dudes en llamarnos si tienes dudas: estamos aquí para prestar apoyo. La organización presta apoyo a los necesitados.
 Do not hesitate to call us should you have any doubts: we are here to provide support.
prestar atención loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (estar atento)pay attention vtr + n
  concentrate viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Si no prestas atención en clase, no puedes esperar que te vaya bien en los exámenes.
 If you don't pay attention in class, you can't hope to do well in your exams.
prestar conformidad loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). formal (manifestar aprobación)give your approval v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Para que este proyecto pueda llevarse a cabo, el director debe prestar conformidad. El jefe prestó conformidad con la propuesta.
 In order to proceed with the project, the director must give his approval.
prestar gran importancia loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (dar mucha importancia)place great importance v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  give great importance v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  treat very seriously v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Pablo le presta gran importancia a la puntualidad.
prestar juramento loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (jurar)swear an oath, take an oath v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El presidente prestó juramento ante la Cámara.
prestar oído loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (escuchar con atención)listen carefully vi + adv
  pay attention v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Hay que prestar oído en clase. María prestó oído a lo que le dijo su profesor.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. It's important to listen carefully to the coach's instructions.
prestar oídos a,
dar oídos a
loc verb + prep
(dar crédito, creer)pay attention to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Es mejor que no prestes oídos a todo lo que se dice.
prestar servicio loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (servir)serve vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  lend a service vtr + n
  provide a service vtr + n
  (public transport)run vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Pedro prestó servicio en la empresa por 10 años.
 Pedro served the company for 10 years.
sin prestar oído loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (sin atender)without listening to, without paying attention, without heeding exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  heedless adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
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