conseguir


conseguir
v.
1 to obtain, to get.
consiguió todo lo que se propuso she achieved everything she set out to do
conseguir hacer algo to manage to do something
no consiguió que me enfadara she didn't (manage to) get me annoyed
María consiguió un descuento grande Mary got a huge discount.
2 to get hold of, to get over here.
María consiguió a Ricardo al fin Mary got hold of Richard at last.
3 to manage to, to be able to, to get to, to find a way to.
María consiguió llegar a tiempo Mary mMaríaged to arrive on time.
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conseguir
Conjugation model [SEGUIR], like {{link=seguir}}seguir
verbo transitivo
1 (cosa) to obtain, get; (objetivo) to attain, achieve
2 (lograr) to manage, succeed in
conseguí abrirlo I managed to open it
¡lo conseguí! I did it!
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verb
1) to achieve, attain
2) get
3) manage (to)
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VT [+ meta, objetivo] to achieve; [+ resultado] to obtain, achieve; [+ premio, campeonato] to win; [+ entradas, empleo, dinero] to get; [+ documento, visado, beca, permiso] to get, obtain; [+ acuerdo] to reach

siempre consigue lo que se propone — he always achieves what he sets out to do

consiguieron la victoria por tres millones de votos — they won by three million votes

consiguieron la mayoría absoluta — they won o gained an absolute majority

si insistimos lo conseguiremos — if we keep trying we'll manage it

ha conseguido un estilo muy personal — she has achieved a very individual style

conseguir hacer algo — to manage to do sth

he conseguido aprobar el examen — I managed to pass the exam

no conseguí dar con la solución — I didn't manage to find the answer

no consigo entender tu argumento — I just don't quite understand your argument

conseguir que algn haga algo — to get sb to do sth

al final conseguí que me devolvieran el dinero — I got them to give me my money back in the end, I got my money back from them in the end

vas a conseguir que papá se enfade — you'll make daddy cross

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1.
verbo transitivo
a) <objetivo/fin/resultado> to achieve, obtain; <entrada/permiso/empleo> to get

no conseguirás nada de él — you won't get anything out of him

si lo intentas, al final lo conseguirás — if you try, you'll succeed in the end

la película consiguió un gran éxito — the film was a great success

consiguió el primer premio — she won first prize

consiguió la victoria — she won

b)

conseguir + inf — to manage to + inf

no consigo entenderlo — I can't work it out

c)

conseguir que + subj: vas a conseguir que me enfade you're going to get me annoyed; al final conseguí que me dejaran pasar I finally got them to let me through; conseguí que me lo prestara — I got him to lend it to me

2.
conseguir vi (RPl)

conseguir con alguien/algo — to get through to somebody/something

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= accomplish, achieve, attain, cultivate, gain, get, obtain, procure, secure, work out, yield, effect, galvanise [galvanize, -USA], come by, get (a)round to, get + hold of, land, acquire, line up, win over.
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* casi conseguir = come close to + Gerundio.
* conseguir acceso = gain + access, gain + admittance.
* conseguir admiración = gain + respect.
* conseguir algo = get + anywhere.
* conseguir Algo con esfuerzo = hack.
* conseguir Algo contra todo pronóstico = beat + the odds.
* conseguir algo de = get + something out of.
* conseguir Algo en contra de lo previsible = beat + the odds.
* conseguir Algo fácilmente = coast.
* conseguir Algo, lograr Algo = pull + Nombre + off.
* conseguir apoyo = mobilise + support, win + support, line up + support, gain + support.
* conseguir ayuda = secure + help.
* conseguir beneficio = accrue + benefit.
* conseguir calmarse = regain + Posesivo + composure.
* conseguir con dificultad = eke out.
* conseguir con esfuerzo = mine.
* conseguir el control = gain + control (over/of).
* conseguir el derecho para = win + the right to.
* conseguir el dinero = come up with + the money.
* conseguir en gran medida + Infinitivo = go + a long way (towards/to/in) + Gerundio.
* conseguir éxito = achieve + success.
* conseguir éxitos y fracasos = encounter + problems and successes.
* conseguir fondos = win + funds.
* conseguir hablar con = catch up with.
* conseguir la reconciliación = bring about + reconciliation.
* conseguir liberarse de = secure + relief from.
* conseguirlo = pull it off, nail it.
* conseguir localizar = get + hold of.
* conseguir lo imposible = achieve + the impossible, accomplish + the impossible, shoot (for) + the moon.
* conseguir lo que Uno quiere = have + Posesivo + way (with).
* conseguir mediante engaño = bluff + Posesivo + way into.
* conseguir mucho = do + much.
* conseguir ocupar un lugar específico = secure + a niche.
* conseguir + Posesivo + aprobación = win + Posesivo + approval.
* conseguir que = galvanise into.
* conseguir realizarse plenamente = achieve + Posesivo + full potential.
* conseguir reconocimiento = win + recognition.
* conseguir recursos = mobilise + resources.
* conseguir respeto = gain + respect.
* conseguirse = accrue.
* conseguir ser el blanco de todas las miradas = grab + the limelight.
* conseguir ser el blanco de todas las miradas = capture + spotlight, grab + the spotlight.
* conseguir ser el centro de atención = capture + spotlight, grab + the spotlight, grab + the limelight.
* conseguir tiempo = buy + time.
* conseguir una buena formación en = get + a good grounding on.
* conseguir una meta = accomplish + goal.
* conseguir una solución = achieve + solution.
* conseguir un equilibrio = strike + a balance.
* conseguir un estándar = attain + standard.
* conseguir un fin = secure + end.
* conseguir un ideal = attain + ideal, achieve + ideal.
* conseguir unir = rally.
* conseguir un objetivo = accomplish + objective, achieve + objective, attain + goal.
* conseguir un premio = earn + an award, win + award, win + prize.
* conseguir un puesto de trabajo = obtain + position.
* conseguir un trabajo = enter + job, land + job.
* difícil de conseguir = difficult to come by.
* ejercer presión para conseguir Algo = push for.
* esforzarse por conseguir = strive for, work toward(s).
* estar en vías de conseguir = be on the road to.
* fácil de conseguir = easy-to-get, easy to come by.
* forma de conseguir Algo = lever.
* intentar conseguir = aim for, work toward(s).
* intentar conseguir Algo = take + a swing at.
* modo de conseguir Algo = lever.
* muy lejos de conseguir = a long way toward.
* no conseguir nada = achieve + nothing.
* no conseguir ni una cosa ni otra = fall (between/through) + the cracks.
* para conseguir = in pursuit of.
* pero sin conseguirlo = but no dice.
* presionar para conseguir Algo = press for.
* que no se puede conseguir = unobtainable.
* resultar difícil de conseguir = prove + elusive.
* ser algo muy fácil de conseguir = be there for the taking.
* ser difícil de conseguir = be hard to get.
* ser fácil de conseguir = be readily available.
* un medio para conseguir un fin = a means to an end.
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1.
verbo transitivo
a) <objetivo/fin/resultado> to achieve, obtain; <entrada/permiso/empleo> to get

no conseguirás nada de él — you won't get anything out of him

si lo intentas, al final lo conseguirás — if you try, you'll succeed in the end

la película consiguió un gran éxito — the film was a great success

consiguió el primer premio — she won first prize

consiguió la victoria — she won

b)

conseguir + inf — to manage to + inf

no consigo entenderlo — I can't work it out

c)

conseguir que + subj: vas a conseguir que me enfade you're going to get me annoyed; al final conseguí que me dejaran pasar I finally got them to let me through; conseguí que me lo prestara — I got him to lend it to me

2.
conseguir vi (RPl)

conseguir con alguien/algo — to get through to somebody/something

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= accomplish, achieve, attain, cultivate, gain, get, obtain, procure, secure, work out, yield, effect, galvanise [galvanize, -USA], come by, get (a)round to, get + hold of, land, acquire, line up, win over.

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Ex: The actress flaked out again and the director is trying to line up a replacement.
Ex: It is the latest incentive being offered to attract the Web user and win over their loyalty of custom.
* casi conseguir = come close to + Gerundio.
* conseguir acceso = gain + access, gain + admittance.
* conseguir admiración = gain + respect.
* conseguir algo = get + anywhere.
* conseguir Algo con esfuerzo = hack.
* conseguir Algo contra todo pronóstico = beat + the odds.
* conseguir algo de = get + something out of.
* conseguir Algo en contra de lo previsible = beat + the odds.
* conseguir Algo fácilmente = coast.
* conseguir Algo, lograr Algo = pull + Nombre + off.
* conseguir apoyo = mobilise + support, win + support, line up + support, gain + support.
* conseguir ayuda = secure + help.
* conseguir beneficio = accrue + benefit.
* conseguir calmarse = regain + Posesivo + composure.
* conseguir con dificultad = eke out.
* conseguir con esfuerzo = mine.
* conseguir el control = gain + control (over/of).
* conseguir el derecho para = win + the right to.
* conseguir el dinero = come up with + the money.
* conseguir en gran medida + Infinitivo = go + a long way (towards/to/in) + Gerundio.
* conseguir éxito = achieve + success.
* conseguir éxitos y fracasos = encounter + problems and successes.
* conseguir fondos = win + funds.
* conseguir hablar con = catch up with.
* conseguir la reconciliación = bring about + reconciliation.
* conseguir liberarse de = secure + relief from.
* conseguirlo = pull it off, nail it.
* conseguir localizar = get + hold of.
* conseguir lo imposible = achieve + the impossible, accomplish + the impossible, shoot (for) + the moon.
* conseguir lo que Uno quiere = have + Posesivo + way (with).
* conseguir mediante engaño = bluff + Posesivo + way into.
* conseguir mucho = do + much.
* conseguir ocupar un lugar específico = secure + a niche.
* conseguir + Posesivo + aprobación = win + Posesivo + approval.
* conseguir que = galvanise into.
* conseguir realizarse plenamente = achieve + Posesivo + full potential.
* conseguir reconocimiento = win + recognition.
* conseguir recursos = mobilise + resources.
* conseguir respeto = gain + respect.
* conseguirse = accrue.
* conseguir ser el blanco de todas las miradas = grab + the limelight.
* conseguir ser el blanco de todas las miradas = capture + spotlight, grab + the spotlight.
* conseguir ser el centro de atención = capture + spotlight, grab + the spotlight, grab + the limelight.
* conseguir tiempo = buy + time.
* conseguir una buena formación en = get + a good grounding on.
* conseguir una meta = accomplish + goal.
* conseguir una solución = achieve + solution.
* conseguir un equilibrio = strike + a balance.
* conseguir un estándar = attain + standard.
* conseguir un fin = secure + end.
* conseguir un ideal = attain + ideal, achieve + ideal.
* conseguir unir = rally.
* conseguir un objetivo = accomplish + objective, achieve + objective, attain + goal.
* conseguir un premio = earn + an award, win + award, win + prize.
* conseguir un puesto de trabajo = obtain + position.
* conseguir un trabajo = enter + job, land + job.
* difícil de conseguir = difficult to come by.
* ejercer presión para conseguir Algo = push for.
* esforzarse por conseguir = strive for, work toward(s).
* estar en vías de conseguir = be on the road to.
* fácil de conseguir = easy-to-get, easy to come by.
* forma de conseguir Algo = lever.
* intentar conseguir = aim for, work toward(s).
* intentar conseguir Algo = take + a swing at.
* modo de conseguir Algo = lever.
* muy lejos de conseguir = a long way toward.
* no conseguir nada = achieve + nothing.
* no conseguir ni una cosa ni otra = fall (between/through) + the cracks.
* para conseguir = in pursuit of.
* pero sin conseguirlo = but no dice.
* presionar para conseguir Algo = press for.
* que no se puede conseguir = unobtainable.
* resultar difícil de conseguir = prove + elusive.
* ser algo muy fácil de conseguir = be there for the taking.
* ser difícil de conseguir = be hard to get.
* ser fácil de conseguir = be readily available.
* un medio para conseguir un fin = a means to an end.

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conseguir [I30 ]
vt
1 ‹objetivo/fin/resultado› to achieve, obtain; ‹entrada/plaza/empleo› to get
no conseguirás nada de él you won't get anything out of him
siempre consigue lo que se propone she always achieves what she sets out to do
si lo intentas, al final lo conseguirás if you try, you'll succeed in the end
un artista que ha conseguido un estilo propio an artist who has developed o achieved his own style
al final consiguió un permiso de trabajo he finally got o managed to get a work permit
todavía no ha conseguido trabajo she still hasn't got a job o found work
consiguió el primer premio en el concurso she won first prize in the competition
la película consiguió un gran éxito de crítica the film was very well received by the critics
consiguieron una mayoría aplastante they obtained an overwhelming majority
consiguió la victoria con su último lanzamiento she won with her last throw
2 conseguir + INF to manage to + INF
no consigo entenderlo I can't work it out
al final conseguí convencer a mis padres I finally managed to talk my parents round
consiguió clasificarse para la final she managed to qualify o she qualified for the final
3 conseguir QUE + SUBJ:
si sigues así vas a conseguir que me enfade if you carry on like that, you're going to get me annoyed
al final conseguí que me dejaran pasar I finally got them to let me through, I finally managed to persuade them to let me through
conseguí que me lo prestara I got him o I managed to get him to lend it to me
■ conseguir
vi
(RPl) conseguir CON algn/algo; to get through TO sb/sth
no puedo conseguir con él/con ese número I can't get through to him/to that number
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conseguir (conjugate conseguir) verbo transitivoobjetivo/fin/resultadoto achieve, obtain;
entrada/permiso/empleoto get;
medalla/títuloto win;
si lo intentas, al final lo conseguirás if you try, you'll succeed in the end;

la película consiguió un gran éxito the film was a great success;
conseguir hacer algo to manage to do sth;
no consigo entenderlo I can't work it out;
conseguí que me lo prestara I got him to lend it to me
conseguir verbo transitivo
1 (obtener) to get, obtain
(alcanzar) to achieve: consiguió su propósito, he achieved his purpose
2 (con infinitivo) to manage to: consiguieron convencernos, they managed to persuade us ➣ Ver nota en manage

'conseguir' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
aliento
- bregar
- buscar
- concurso
- costar
- frustrarse
- hacerse
- lince
- método
- obtener
- porfiar
- precio
- santa
- santo
- trampear
- triunfo
- adelantar
- alcanzar
- cazar
- consiga
- lucha
- luchar
- pituto
- ser
English:
accomplish
- achieve
- aim
- apprentice
- attain
- autonomous
- bargain
- bid
- boat
- bring off
- bungle
- come by
- contrive
- divorce
- fail
- find
- gain
- get
- go after
- hold
- influence
- land
- lobby
- manage
- mooch
- obtain
- obtainable
- one-upmanship
- per cent
- procure
- rally
- running
- seek
- shop around
- snatch
- succeed
- unobtainable
- wangle
- whip up
- white elephant
- win
- available
- bring
- come
- draw
- drum
- easy
- enlist
- have
- nowhere
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conseguir vt
[obtener] to obtain, to get; [un objetivo] to achieve;
conseguir un premio Nobel/dos Óscars to win o get a Nobel Prize/two Oscars;
consiguieron un aumento de sueldo they got a pay Br rise o US raise;
consiguió la mayoría absoluta he won o got an absolute majority;
consiguió todo lo que se propuso she achieved everything she set out to do;
con esa actitud no conseguirás nada you won't get anywhere with that attitude;
conseguir hacer algo to manage to do sth;
tras un disputado esprint consiguió alzarse con el triunfo she won a very closely contested sprint;
no consiguieron encontrar el camino they didn't manage to find the way;
no consiguió que me enfadara she didn't (manage to) get me annoyed;
al menos conseguimos que nos escucharan at least we got them to listen to us
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conseguir
v/t
1 get; objetivo achieve
2
:
conseguir hacer algo manage to do sth
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conseguir {75} vt
1) : to get, to obtain
2) : to achieve, to attain
3) : to manage to
consiguió acabar el trabajo: she managed to finish the job
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conseguir vb
1. (obtener) to obtain / to get
el partido consiguió el 40% de los votos the party got 40% of the votes
ha conseguido un buen trabajo she's got a good job
2. (lograr) to achieve
¿qué has conseguido? what have you achieved?
3. (ganar) to win [pt. & pp. won]
consiguió cuatro medallas de oro he won four gold medals
conseguir hacer algo to manage to do something
he conseguido ahorrar un poco de dinero I've managed to save some money

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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