¿Sabías que...?: Si Pakistán significa "Tierra de Pureza", ¿qué significa -istan en Afganistán o Tayikstán?
seek / buscar
 
seek   [si:k]
sought   past tense   past participle
A. -transitive verb
1. (=look for)
[+work, refuge]   buscar
[+candidate]   solicitar
[+honour]   ambicionar
·he has [been] sought in many countries
·se le ha buscado en muchos países
a. it is much sought [after] =   está muy cotizado
b. to seek [death] =   buscar la muerte
c. the reason is not [far] to seek =   no es difícil indicar la causa
d. to seek [shelter] (from) =   buscar abrigo (de)
2. (=ask for)   pedir,   solicitar
a. to seek [advice] from somebody =   pedir consejo a somebody, someone
b. the couple sought a second [opinion] =   la pareja quiso tener una segunda opiniónoun
3. formal usage
(=attempt)
·to seek to do something
·tratar de or procurar hacer algo
B. -intransitive verb
formal usage
·to seek after or for
·buscar
 
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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