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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2017:

Principal Translations
SpanishEnglish
sustituir,
substituir
vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
(poner en lugar de otro)replace vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  substitute vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (temporary)stand in for v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Le han sustituido durante unos días para que pueda ir a un curso de capacitación.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2017:

Compound Forms:
SpanishEnglish
reojo,
sustituir por: de reojo
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
(mirar con desconfianza)look out of the corner of your eye v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  sneak a look, sneak a peek v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 No le inspiraba confianza así que lo estuvo mirando de reojo todo el tiempo que permaneció junto a ella en la sala.
 She felt distrustful about him, so she kept watch on him out of the corner of her eye the whole time he was next to her in the room.
sustituir a una persona loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (remplazar, suplantar)replace [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Han sustituido al jefe por otro esta misma mañana.
 This morning my boss was replaced.
sustituir por vtr + prep (cambiar, reemplazar algo)replace by, replace with v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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