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gain / ganarse
 
gain   [geɪn]
A. -transitive verb
1. (=obtain, win)
[+respect]   ganarse
[+approval, support, supporters]   conseguir
[+experience]   adquirir,   obtener
[+freedom]   obtener,   conseguir
[+popularity, time]   ganar
[+friends]   hacerse
[+qualification]   obtener
·what do you hope to gain by it?
·¿qué provecho esperas sacar con esto?,   ¿qué esperas ganar or conseguir con esto?
·there is nothing to be gained by feeling bitter
·no se gana or consigue nada guardando rencores
·he had nothing to gain by lying to me
·no iba a ganar or conseguir nada mintiéndome
·Serbia'noun newly gained territories
·los territorios recientemente adquiridos por Serbia
a. to gain an [advantage] over somebody =   sacar ventaja a somebody, someone
b. to gain [confidence] =   adquirir confianza
·to gain somebody'noun [confidence]
·gain the [confidence] of somebody
·ganar(se) la confianza de somebody, someone
c. to gain [control] of something =   hacerse con el control de algo
d. Kenya gained [independence] from Great Britain in 1963 =   Kenia obtuvo or consiguió la independencia de Gran Bretaña en 1963
e. my daughter has just gained a [place] at university =   mi hija acaba de obtener una plaza en la universidad
f. Jones gained [possession] of the ball =   Jones se hizo con el balónoun
g. Labour has gained three [seats] from the Conservatives =   los laboristas les han arrebatado tres escaños a los conservadores
hand  
2. (=increase)
·the shares have gained four points
·las acciones han aumentado or subido cuatro enteros
·my watch has gained five minutes
·mi reloj se ha adelantado cinco minutos
a. to gain [speed] =   ganar or cobrar velocidad
b. to gain [strength]   (physically)   cobrar fuerzas   (mentally)   hacerse masculineánoun fuerte
c. to gain [weight] =   engordar,   aumentar de peso
·I've gained three kilos
·he engordado tres kilos
3. (=arrive at)   llegar a
·the steamer gained port
·el vapor llegó a puerto
B. -intransitive verb
1. (=profit)
a. to gain [by]/[from] something =   beneficiarse de algo
·who would gain by or from his death?
·¿quiénoun iba a beneficiarse de su muerte?
·no one gains by putting others down
·nadie sale beneficiando humillando a los demonstrativeánoun
·I gained immensely from the experience
·me beneficié mucho de la experiencia,   saqué mucho provecho de la experiencia
stand  
2. (=advance)
[watch]   adelantarse
[runner]   ganar terreno
3. (=increase, improve)
[shares]   aumentar de valor,   subir
a. to gain [in] something
·to gain in [popularity]
·adquirir mayor popularidad
·to gain in [prestige]
·ganar prestigio
·his reputation gained in [stature]
·su reputaciónoun aumentó or creció
C. -noun
1. (=increase)   aumento (m)
a. a gain [in] weight =   un aumento de peso
b. Labour [made] gains in the South =   los laboristas ganaron terreno en el sur
c. the effect of a [modest] gain in the pound =   el efecto de una pequeña subida en la libra
d. a gain [of] eight per cent =   un aumento or una subida del ocho por ciento
e. their shares showed a three-[point] gain =   sus acciones experimentaron una subida de tres enteros
f. [productivity] gains =   aumentos masculine plural en la productividad
weight  
2. (=benefit, advantage)   beneficio (m)
a. they are using the situation for [personal/political] gain =   estánoun utilizando la situaciónoun en beneficio propio/para ganar terreno político
b. their loss is our gain   ellos pierden y nosotros ganamos
3. (finance)
(=profit)   ganancia (f),   beneficio (m)
a. the company reported [pre-tax] gains of £759 million =   la compañía anunció haber obtenido unos beneficios or unas ganancias brutas de 759 millones de libras
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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