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Principal Translations
InglésEspañol
swear to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (legal: say under oath)jurar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 I swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
swear,
swear [sth],
swear that
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(promise)jurar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  prometer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
swear viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (promise)jurar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  prometer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 I'll never do that again; I swear!
swear viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." UK (use obscene words)decir palabrotas vtr + nfpl
  (España)soltar tacos vtr + nmpl
  maldecir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  (formal)blasfemar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa").
 It's rude to swear.
swear at [sb] vi + prep UK (use bad language towards, curse at)insultar a vtr + prep
 Children should not swear at their parents.
  (AR, coloquial)putear a vtr + prep
  (ES)decir palabrotas a loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
  (CL, coloquial)garabatear a vi + prep
 
Additional Translations
InglésEspañol
swear,
swear to do [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(promise solemnly to)jurar hacer algo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
  prometer hacer algo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 I swear to do my best to stay out of trouble.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2017:

Compound Forms:
InglésEspañol
swear by [sth/sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (have complete faith in)tenerle fe a loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
  apostar por loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 My grandmother swore by honey as a hayfever remedy.
swear in,
swear [sb] in
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(inaugurate, induct into office)tomar juramento a loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 At the ceremony the chief swore in three new deputies.
 En la ceremonia el presidente le tomó juramento a tres nuevos diputados.
swear like a trooper v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." UK, informal (habitually use obscene language)ser un palabrotero, decir muchas palabrotas loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
swear off,
swear off [sth]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
informal (renounce, give up)dejar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 Ken keeps promising he'll swear off the booze. I have so much bad luck with men, I think I'll swear off dating altogether.
 Sigue prometiendo que va a dejar el alcohol.
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